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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

And a Selection from the Letters of Marcus and Fronto

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus( )
Author: Antonius, Marcus Aurelius
Translator: Farquharson, A. S. L.
Rutherford, R. B.
Introduction by: Rutherford, R. B.
Series title:Oxford's World Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $16.95
Book Description:

Marcus Aurelius ruled Rome from AD 161 to 180, and is one of the few emperors whose writings have outlasted his practical achievements. Written on campaign late in his life, his Meditations reveal a clear-headed man, disillusioned with the institutions and citizens of the Empire. Both an historical document and a spiritual diary, the book's vivid imagery and pungent epigrams have prompted comparisons with Pascal's Pensées and the book of Ecclesiastes. This edition also includes a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Meditations
History / Ancient / Rome
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.6 x 1.1 cm
Book Weight:0.16 Kilograms

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