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Meditations

Author: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Gregory Hays
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2003.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A new translation, the first in thirty-five years, of one of the most influential and admired books of the ages, the reflections of Marcus Aurelius, Stoic philosopher and emperor of Rome 161-180 A.D., few books have meant as much to as many as Marcus Aurelius's Meditations. It remains a life-enhancing work of the basics of Stoic doctrine, Aurelius's life and career, the recurring themes and structure of the work's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Gregory Hays
ISBN: 0812968255 9780812968255
OCLC Number: 53370364
Description: lvii, 191 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Debts and lessons --
On the River Gran, among the Quadi --
In Carnuntum.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Other Titles: Meditations.
Responsibility: Marcus Aurelius ; a new translation, with an introduction, by Gregory Hays.

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A new translation, the first in thirty-five years, of one of the most influential and admired books of the ages, the reflections of Marcus Aurelius, Stoic philosopher and emperor of Rome 161-180 A.D., few books have meant as much to as many as Marcus Aurelius's Meditations. It remains a life-enhancing work of the basics of Stoic doctrine, Aurelius's life and career, the recurring themes and structure of the work's ongoing influence.

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