Liar, Liar, Rome on Fire! Seneca’s Philosophy of Deception

Introduction 1§1 In our surviving accounts of the Neronian period (AD 54-AD 68), we find a Rome brimming with deception in the highest political offices.  The Roman historian Suetonius, among his many accounts of the Emperor Nero’s deceptions, describes Nero’s pastime of dressing up as a commoner and secretly creating mischief throughout the city of … Read moreLiar, Liar, Rome on Fire! Seneca’s Philosophy of Deception