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Meditations

Author: Marcus Aurelius
Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library, 2013.
Series: Wordsworth classics of world literature.
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The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121'180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His Meditations are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just life. Written in moments snatched from military campaigns and the rigors of politics, these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)38313529
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Aurelius
ISBN: 9780307569769 0307569764
OCLC Number: 869390727
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Wordsworth classics of world literature.
Responsibility: Marcus Aurelius.

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The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121'180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His Meditations are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just life. Written in moments snatched from military campaigns and the rigors of politics, these ethical and spiritual reflections reveal a mind of exceptional clarity and originality, and a spirit attuned to both the particulars of human destiny and the vast patterns that underlie it. From the Hardcover edition.

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