Octavia, a play in Latin traditionally attributed to Seneca the Younger, focuses on three days in AD 62, during which Nero divorced and exiled one wife (Claudia Octavia) and married another (Poppaea Sabina). Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger; Σένεκας in Ancient Greek literature (c Year 62 was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Julian calendar. Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus ( December 15, 37 – June 9, 68) born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, also called Claudia Octavia ( Classical Latin: CLAVDIA•OCTAVIA (Late 39 or early 40- 9 June 62 was a Roman Empress step-sister and first wife to Roman Emperor Poppaea Sabina (30-65 was a Roman Empress and second wife of the Roman Emperor Nero. This play also deals with the irascibility of Nero and his inability to take heed of Seneca's advice to rein in his passions.
Modern scholarship generally discredits the assertion that the play was written by Seneca, and is presumed to be written later in the Flavian period during the 1st century, after the deaths of both Nero and Seneca. Flavian may refer to Any member of the Flavian dynasty of three Roman rulers of the late 1st-century CE Religious leaders Necessarily, it would be almost inconceivable that Seneca would have written such a dangerous play, although his de Ira, which instructs emperors on how to behave, was also a politically hazardous gesture.
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