Seneca e Nerone. Un giudizio del maestro sul giovane allievo

Rita Degl’Innocenti Pierini

Abstract


The anecdote about Seneca comparing Nero to a wild beast, attested in the so-called Probus Vallae on Juvenal 5.109, comes from a source related to the Annaean family, possibly Pliny the Elder. A similar image can be found in Lucan, 4.235-242.

Keywords


Seneca; Pliny the Elder; Lucan; Nero

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-18972



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