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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus 

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

(5/4 bcad 65)Roman philosopher and tragic playwright, who served as a senator under Caligula and Claudius and tutored the future Emperor Nero. During the first years of Nero's reign, Seneca was virtual ruler of Rome, but later, perhaps jealous of Seneca's wealth and prestige, Nero ordered him to commit suicide for allegedly conspiring against his life.... ...

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