The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study

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Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor from AD 161 to 180, is renowned for his just rule at home and for his long frontier wars. But his lasting claim to fame rests on the work known as the Meditations - a bedside book of reflections and self-admonitions composed in Greek (the language of philosophy) during his last years and partly while on campaign. These sparse notes, intended for the author's eyes alone, give unique access to the mind of an ancient ruler; they also contain many passages of pungent epigram and poetic imagery. In ...

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study 1991, Clarendon Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198147558

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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study 1989, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198148791

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