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pg 311INDEX OF PERSONS

References are by letter and section; names in small capitals are philosophers and literary sources. Contemporary and historical Romans and Greeks are lower case. Romans are cited by the form of name used by Seneca.

 

Aegialus 86.14 f.
Albinovanus Pedo 122.15
Alexander 53.10; 59.12; 83.19 and 23, 91.17–19
Annaeus Serenus 63.14
Antony, Mark 83.25
Apicius, gourmet 95.42
ariston of Chios (Stoic) 36.3
aristotle 6.7; 65.3
Asinius Gallus 55.3
athenodorus of Tarsus 10.5
attalus, Stoic adviser of Seneca 9.7; 63.5; 67.15; 72.8; 108.3 and 13–14; 110.14–20
Atticus, Pomponius, friend and correspondent of Cicero 21.4

 

Brutus, M. Iunius 95.45
Brutus, Decimus 82.12

 

Caesar, Gaius (Caligula) 4.7; 77.18
Caesar, Julius 14.12
Caesar, Tiberius: see under Tiberius
Callistus, freedman of Claudius 47.9
Cambyses, king of Persia 86.1
Cassius, C., assassin of Caesar 83.12
Cato, the Censor 87.9
Cato, of Utica, Stoic and republican 6.7; 11.10; 14.12–14; 24.6; 67.7; 95.67–72; 97.8; 104.29–34
Chaerea, Cassius, assassin of Gaius 4.7
chrysippus, 2nd head of Stoic school 9.13, 10.14; 33.4; 104.22
Cicero: his letters cited 21.4; 49.5; 97.3, 5; Cicero as translator 107.10; antiquarian treatment of his Republic 108.30–35; his style 114.16; Letters to Atticus 118.1–3
cleanthes, 3rd head of Stoic school 6.6; 33.4; 43.3; 64.10; 107.10–11; 108.10
Cleopatra 83.25
Clodius, enemy of Cicero 97.2–7

 

Daedalus, mythical inventor 90.14
Decius Mus, heroic commander 67.8
demetrius, Cynic philosopher, friend of Seneca 62.3; 67.13; 91.19
democritus, pre-Socratic natural philosopher 7.10; 79.13; 90.32–3
Drusus Libo, failed conspirator 70.10
diogenes 47.12; 90.14

 

ennius, poet 108.34; appendix
epicurus, founder of Epicurean school 6.6; 8.7–8; 9.1; 10.20; 11.9; 14.17; 16.7; 18.9 and 14; 21.3–5 and 7; 24.22–3; 26.8; 28.9; 33.2–3; 79.15; 97.13

 

fabianus, teacher of Seneca 11.5; 40.12
Fabii, Roman clan 82.20

 

Gallio, Iunius, or his adopted son, Seneca's brother Novatus 104.1

 

Hannibal 51.5 f.
hecato, Stoic 5.7; 6.7; 9.6
Hecuba, Trojan queen 47.12
heraclitus, pre-Socratic natural philosopher 12.7
homer 27.5; 40.3; 88.5–6 and 37
horace 86.13

 

pg 312idomeneus, correspondent of Epicurus 21.7

 

Laelius, called 'the wise', friend of Scipio Aemilianus 6.7; 11.10; 64.10
Leonidas, king of Sparta, hero of Thermopylae 82.21 f.
Liberalis, Aebutius, friend of Seneca, dedicatee of On benefits 91.1 and 13
lucretius 110.5; 124.1

 

Maecenas, friend of Augustus, patron of Horace 19.9; 92.35; 101.11–13; 114.4–8 and 22
Metellus Numidicus 24.4
Metellus Scipio 24.9–10
metrodorus, correspondent of Epicurus 6.6; 14.17; 33.4; 79.15; 99.28
Montanus, Iulius, declaimer and poet 122.11–14
Mucius Scaevola 24.5

 

Natalis 87.16

 

panaetius, Stoic 33.4; 118.5–6
parmenides, pre-Socratic philosopher 88.43 and 45
Paulina, Seneca's wife 104.1–5
peripatetics 29.4 and 11; 87.12
Pheidias, sculptor 9.5
Piso, friend of the emperor Tiberius 83.14
plato 6.6; 44.4; 47.12; 64.10; 65.7 and 11; Phaedo, 24.6
Pompey, republican commander, adversary of Caesar 11.4; 14.12
Pomponius 3.6
posidonius, Stoic polymath, historian, anthropologist, physicist, philosopher 33.4; 78.28; 83.10; 87.31, 33, 35 and 38; 88.21; 90.5, 7, 11, 13 and 20; 104.22
protagoras, pre-Socratic philosopher 88.43 and 45
Publilius Syrus, composer of mimes 8.8 and 9; 115.15

 

Regulus, heroic commander 67.7 and 12
Rutilius, Stoic exile and historian, unjustly condemned and exiled 24.4; 67.7; 79.14

 

sallust 60.3; 114.17
Scipio Africanus Major 86.1–end
Scipio, Metellus 24.9–10; 79.14
Scribonia, ex-wife of Augustus 70.10
Sejanus, treacherous 'friend' of Tiberius 55.3; 82.3
Seneca, L. Annaeus, 'the Elder', father of Seneca 108.22
serapio 40.2
sextius, the Elder, founded Roman philosophical school 64.2 and 5; 73.12–15
sextius, his son, friend of Seneca 59.7
sotion, Roman philosopher 49.2; 108.17 and 20
stilbo (Latin form of Greek Stilpon of Megara) 9.1; 10.17–20
Sulla, Roman dictator and autocrat 11.4

 

theophrastus, Peripatetic philosopher and naturalist 3.2
Tiberius, emperor 83.14
Timagenes, Augustan historian 91.13
Tubero, Aelius, austere Stoic 95.72

 

Ulysses 31.2; 53.4; 88.7

 

Vinicius 40.9
virgil, quoted 21.5; 28.1 and 3; 31.11; 33.4; 37.3; 49.7; 53.3; 56.12; 59.3 and 17 and passim; grammarians comment on Georgics 108.24–8

 

zeno of elea, pre-Socratic philosopher 88.44–5
zeno of citium, founder of Stoic school 6.6; 33.4 and 9; 64.10; 82.9; 83.9–11
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