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Meditations

Meditations( )
Author: Aurelius, Marcus
ISBN:978-1-72265-975-2
Publication Date:Jul 2018
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.99
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Meditationsby Marcus AureliusThe writings of Marcus Aurelius on Stoic philosophy.We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves...
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Book Details
Pages:190
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Self-Help / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 Pounds
Author Biography
Aurelius, Marcus (Author)
Born in Rome, in 121, Marcus Aurelius was one of the most respected emperors in Roman history. When he was 17, Aurelius was adopted by emperor Antonius Pius and succeeded him in A.D. 161. He ruled jointly with his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, until 169, when he became sole emperor after Verus died. Although Aurelius was a humanitarian ruler, he accepted the view that Christians were the enemies of Rome.

Aurelius was dovoted to the Stoic philosophy. Meditations, his spiritual reflections, is considered a classic work of stoicism. Written in Greek, the work comprises of twelve books and records his innermost thoughts. Meditations is his only surviving work.

Aurelius died in 180 while prosecuting war against the Marcomanni who lived along the northern limits of the Roman Empire. After his death Aurelius was idealized as the perfect emperor whose reign contrasted sharply with the disastrous period before him and the reigns that followed.

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