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What Seneca Says About Death

What Seneca Says About Death Seneca. Credits: By Mithu Das   May 13, 2018 Seneca, one of the greatest Stoic philosophers, Roman statesman and author of several books, committed suicide when he was 61 years old. But his choice to commit suicide was not made by himself, it was made by Nero, the infamous Roman Emperor, who killed his own mother and his stepbrother. (It was said that while Rome was burning, Nero was playing the fiddle.) Seneca was Nero’s teacher and mentor. Now a question may arise here: Why then Ner