The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

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by Marcus Aurelius
     
 

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Written during the period 160-170 AD, THE MEDITATIONS are the thoughts on religion, philosophy, government, and society of Marcus Aurelius, one of the "Five Good Emperors" and a stoic philosopher. THE MEDITATIONS continue to be revered as a literary monument to a government of service and duty. It serves as an example of how Aurelius approached the Platonic ideal of… See more details below

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Written during the period 160-170 AD, THE MEDITATIONS are the thoughts on religion, philosophy, government, and society of Marcus Aurelius, one of the "Five Good Emperors" and a stoic philosopher. THE MEDITATIONS continue to be revered as a literary monument to a government of service and duty. It serves as an example of how Aurelius approached the Platonic ideal of a philosopher-king and how he symbolized much of what was best about Roman civilization.

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ISBN-13:
2940011866838
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
11/11/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
659,387
File size:
0 MB

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