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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus the Roman emperour, his meditations concerning himselfe treating of a naturall mans happinesse, wherein it consisteth, and of the meanes to attaine unto it by Marcus Aurelius

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementtranslated out of the originall Greeke, with notes, by Meric Casaubon ; and now edited with an introduction, appendix, and glossary, by W.H.D. Rouse
ContributionsCasaubon, Meric, 1599-1671
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 217 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24182009M
OCLC/WorldCa2927504

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Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Seller Inventory # APC Marcus Aurelius Antoninus to Himself. by In English by Gerald H. Rendall, M.A., Litt.D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at in — is the most vital and original book to be had relating to the time of Marcus Aurelius. Pater’s Marius the Epicurean forms another outside commentary, which is of service in the imaginative attempt to create again the period.1 About this edition Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was Emperor of Rome from to his death. The meditationsof the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus/ translated by Francis Hutcheson and James Moor; edited and with an introduction by James Moore and Michael Silverthorne. p. cm.—(Naturallaw and enlightenmentclassics).

Marcus Aurelius (/ ɔː ˈ r iː l i ə s /; Marcus Aurelius Antoninus; 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 Romana, an age of relative peace and stability for the Roman : Marcus Annius Verus, Antoninus Pius (adoptive).   The 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 Antonine Plague, named after him, was probably caused by a strain of the smallpox virus.   Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his . Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, romanized: Ta eis heauton, lit. 'things to one's self') is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and by: 4.