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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Author: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; A S L Farquharson; R B Rutherford; Marcus Cornelius Fronto
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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Written in Greek without any intention of publication, a book by the 2nd century Roman emperor offers spiritual reflections and exercises developed by the author, as a leader who struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe, covering such topics as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods, and Aurelius's own emotions. This edition includes a selection of the correspondence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; A S L Farquharson; R B Rutherford; Marcus Cornelius Fronto
ISBN: 0192839071 9780192839077
OCLC Number: 60142709
Notes: Originally published 1989 by Oxford University Press.
Description: xxv, 195 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Inroduction; Biographical note; Further reading; A note on the text; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus; Appendix: A selection from the correspondence of Marcus Cornelius Fronto and Marcus Aurelius; Explanatory notes; Comparative style of references for Fronto's letters; Index
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Meditations.
Responsibility: translated by A.S.L. Farquharson. And a selection from the letters of Marcus and Fronto ; translated by R.B. Rutherford ; with introduction and notes by R.B. Rutherford.

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A.S.L. Farquharson's translation was originally published in 1944 and forms part of a major commentary on the work of Marcus Aurelius. This edition brings Farquharson's translation up to date and  Read more...

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