Death of Seneca the Philosopher

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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Suspected by his ancient pupil Nero to be part of a conspiracy to depose him in favour of Piso, Seneca was forced to commit suicide.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Death of Seneca the Philosopher". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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