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The essential Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

The essential Marcus Aurelius

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Published by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Stoics.,
  • Life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementnewly translated and introduced by Jacob Needleman and John P. Piazza.
    ContributionsNeedleman, Jacob., Piazza, John P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB581 .N44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 110 p. ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21874110M
    ISBN 109781585426171
    LC Control Number2007046041


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As for how others view us, we have little control. But virtue is still virtue even if it isn’t acknowledged. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement.

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Go to table of contents. Marcus Aurelius: Are you ready to do your duty for Rome. Commodus: Yes, father. Your faults as a son is my failure as a father.

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Marcus Aurelius ( AD) Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus Ascended to the throne of Imperial Rome in AD, aged forty.

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Marcus Aurelius is known for his role as Emperor of Rome during the 2nd century AD when he ruled Rome at the height of its power and was, in many ways, the figure described in Plato’s dream of a philosopher-king.

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