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Marcus Aurelius.

Anthony Birley

Marcus Aurelius.

by Anthony Birley

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marcus Aurelius, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 121-180.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13956429M

      1-Sentence-Summary: Meditations is a collection of 12 books written by Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who’ll introduce you to Stoic philosophy, the concept of logic, self-discipline and give you faith that the course the world runs is a good one. Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author. The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius. Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about The Meditations. Download: A text-only version is available for download. The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius Written A.C.E. Translated by George Long: Table of Contents Book One: From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of.

      The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote his 'Thoughts' between and Other titles assigned to the same book are: 'Personal Notes', 'Meditations', 'The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius' et al. It is one of the few complete works of a late Stoic philosopher that still exists today. He wrote his 'Thoughts' as personal notes for himself/5(4). Marcus Aurelius seems often to be regarded as the "father of Stoicism" and his Meditations as a sort of Stoic Bible. Neither of these things is true - Stoicism was founded centuries before his time, in Greece, and the emperor's "meditations" were basically his study notes and personal journals.

    This is the world’s best Marcus Aurelius collection, including the most complete set of Aurelius’s works available plus many free bonus materials. Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from to , known as one of the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.   Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. Méditations: It is possible that large portions of the work were written at Sirmium, where he spent much time planning military campaigns from to /4(1).


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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was born to an upper-class Roman family in A.D. and was later adopted by the future emperor Antoninus Pius, whom he succeeded in His reign was marked by a successful campaign against Parthia, but was overshadowed in later years by plague, an abortive revolt in the Marcus Aurelius.

book provinces, and the deaths of friends. In many important ways, the reflections of Marcus Aurelius () crystallize the philosophical wisdom of the Greco-Roman world.

This little book was written as a diary to himself while emperor fighting a war out on the boarder of the Roman Empire and today this book is known to us as The Meditations. The Roman philosophers are not as well known or as highly regarded as Greek philosophers /5(K). Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor – CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and by: 4.

One of the world's most famous and influential books, Meditations, by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. –), incorporates the stoic precepts he used to cope with his life as a warrior and administrator of an empire.

Ascending to the imperial throne in A.D.Aurelius found his Marcus Aurelius. book beset by natural disasters and war/5(K).

Marcus Aurelius ( CE), Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher, born at Rome, received training under his guardian and uncle emperor Antoninus Pius (reigned ), who adopted him.

He was converted to Stoicism and henceforward studied and practised philosophy and law. A gentle man, he lived in agreement and collaboration with Antoninus Pius/5(40). Marcus Aurelius (/ɔːˈriːliəs/ or /ɔːˈriːljəs/;[1] Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April - 17 March ) was a Roman emperor from to and a Stoic philosopher.

He was the last of the rulers known as the Five Good Emperors (a term coined some 13 centuries later by Niccolò Machiavelli), and the last emperor of the Pax /5(79). of results for "Meditations by Marcus Aurelius" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

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His one major surviving work, often titled ‘meditations’ but literally translated simply as ‘to himself’, is a series of short, sometimes enigmatic reflections divided seemingly arbitrarily into twelve books and apparently written only to be read by him. Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor – CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy.

Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. His stoic ideas often involve avoiding indulgence in sensory affections, a skill which, he says, will free a man from the pains and pleasures of the /5(4K). The meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Originally translated by Meric Casaubon About this edition Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was Emperor of Rome from to his death, the last of the “Five Good Emperors.” He was nephew, son-in-law, and adoptive son of Antonius Pius.

Marcus Aurelius was one of the most important Stoic File Size: 1MB. The four stars come from the content, which is Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius' meditations on life -- in fact, the title of this book is usually "Meditations." But Jacob Needleman and John Piazza have, for some reason, decided to eliminate much of the content of the original work, apparently in an effort to make it clearer and easier for 21st /5.

The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius Book Two: Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil.

T he Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was the last famous Stoic philosopher of antiquity. During the last 14 years of his life he faced one of the worst plagues in European history. The. Free download or read online Meditations pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Marcus Aurelius.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this philosophy, classics story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. “Meditations” is a collection of personal notes written by the author, Marcus Aurelius, to himself.

These notes were never intended for publication and had two purposes: To define for himself a life philosophy and ideal character worthy of aspiring to. Statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback. If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.~ Marcus Aurelius.

Marcus Aurelius ( – AD) was Roman Emperor from to and is considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius Book Five: In he morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thought be present- I am rising to the work of a human being.

Why then am I dissatisfied if I am going to do the things for which I exist and for which I was brought into the world.

The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius Book Six: The substance of the universe is obedient and compliant; and the reason which governs it has in itself no cause for doing evil, for it has no malice, nor does it do evil to anything, nor is anything harmed by it.

It is unlikely that Marcus Aurelius ever intended the writings to be published and the work has no official title, so "Meditations" is one of several titles commonly assigned to the collection. Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (CE –), best known for his Meditations on Stoic philosophy. He has symbolized for many generations in the West the Golden Age of the Roman Empire.

Learn more about Marcus Aurelius’s life, including his rise to power, his reign, and his legacy. The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius. Commentary: Quite a few comments have been posted about The Meditations.

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