Seneca to Lucilius: 51, on resort villas and morals

the letter is a reflection on the futility of owning resort villas, as well as on the moral implications of luxury

Thermal baths at Baiae, Wikipedia Commons

The 51st letter written by Seneca to his friend Lucilius has the unusual title (in the Delphi Classics version) of “Baiae and Morals.” Baiae is the modern southern Italian town of Baia…