Ancient Literature, Greco-Roman World, Uncategorized

Advice from Seneca

Sorry, Seneca, but I can’t follow you here!

So, since it’s impossible to read everything, own only as many books as you can read.

– Ep. 1.2, taken from Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael, ed., Roman Letters: An Anthology, trans. Noelle K. Zeiner-Carmichael (Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2014), 100.

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