Of the Shortness of Life

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Narrated By: Jonathan Hockey

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2017

Duration: 1 hours 4 minutes


Seneca the Younger wrote the moral essay "De Brevitate Vitae" - "On the Shortness of Life" - to his friend Paulinus. The philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits. According to the essay, nature gives man enough time to do what is really important and the individual must allot it properly.


Of the Shortness of Life

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Of the Shortness of Life, Lucius Annaeus Seneca