Seneca’s De Ira

In this episode, Thomas Dixon reads some extracts from his favourite text about angry emotions, the Roman philosopher Seneca’s treatise on rage – De Ira.

This is one of a series of short podcasts exploring what we do at the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions, and also a part of ‘The Sound of Anger’ podcast series. It was produced by Natalie Steed.

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