In Meditations, now available in this highly designed jacketed hardcover, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161 to 180 AD, reflects on the philosophical idea of Stoicism, his day-to-day life, and issues that still plague us all.
The unabridged version of this definitive work is now available in a highly designed jacketed hardcover with a new introduction by philosophy scholar Pierre Baumann. The personal writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161 to 180 AD, not only reflect on the philosophical idea of Stoicism, but also on this powerful man's day-to-day life and issues that still plague us all. Considered to be one of the most influential writings, Meditations is as relevant today as when it was originally published. With a timeline of the life and times of Marcus Aurelius at the back, a modern design makes this timeless book a perfect addition to any library.
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Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor and stoic philosopher (121-180 AD). His intellectual interest was Stoicism, a philosophy that emphasized fate, reason, and self-restraint.Born in Lancashire, England, George Long (1800-1879) was a scholar and professor of classics. He was the editor and author of many scholarly texts and translations. His translations include Discourses of Epictetus and Plutarch's Lives and he is the author of Decline of the Roman Republic, Civil Wars of Rome, and Summary of Herodotus.
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