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Meditations [Penguin Classics]

By: Marcus Aurelius

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Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2015

Edition: Penguin Classics

Seller ID: 9780140449334

ISBN: 0140449337

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Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. Spanning from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation, they cover such diverse topics as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and Aurelius's own emotions. But while the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation, in developing his beliefs Marcus also crea... View more info

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Meditations [Popular Penguins]

By: Marcus Aurelius

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2011

Edition: Popular Penguin

Seller ID: 9780143566328

ISBN: 0143566326

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These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods. In developing his personal beliefs, Aurelius created one of the greatest works of philosophy: a series of wise and practical aphorisms that have been consulted by statesmen, thinkers and everyday philosophers for almost two thousand years. About the Author: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was born in AD 121, in the reign of the emperor Hadrian. At first he was c... View more info