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Seneca

Author of Phaedra, Oedipus, Thyestes, and Medea, sentenced to death under Caligula, exiled (for adultery) under Claudius, Nero's tutor and political advisor, stoic who used many aspects of Stoicism in his plays

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Nero

Emperor from 54-68 CE, emperor during the time that Seneca's plays were written, it is believed that Nero's weak leadership influenced the character of Oedipus

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Stoicism

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Sapiens

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Fabula Praetexta

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Tantalus

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Fury/Furies

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Pelops

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Golden Ram

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Sententiae

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Thyestes

Son of Pelops, grandson of Tantalus, brother of Atreus, lover of Areophe, father of Tantalus Jr. and Plisthenes

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Atreus

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Aerope

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Agamemnon

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Menelaus

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Phaedra

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Nurse (of Phaedra)

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Hippolytus

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Ariadne

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Pasiphae

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Theseus

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Diana

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Medea

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Jason

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Argonauts

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Colchis

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Pelias

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Corinth

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Medea Nunc Sum

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Oedipus

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King Polybius

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Laius

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Jocasta

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Tireseas

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Manto

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Haruspicium

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Extispicium

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Necromancy

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240 BCE

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