The fate of the soul in ancient “consolations”: rhetorical handbooks and the writers

Aldo Setaioli

Abstract


The philosophical or rhetorical character of a consolatio may be determined on the grounds of the greater or lesser development of the topic of the soul’s fate after death.

Keywords


Greek & Latin Consolations; Afterlife; Philosophy; Rhetoric

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-14362



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