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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, emperor of the Romans

by Marcus Aurelius

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Published by C. H. Shaver in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLong, George, 1800-1879, ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB580 .L6 1882
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24605962M
LC Control Number27007869

  Marcus Aurelius was born in Rome in AD and would become its Emperor from to Considered by Machiavelli as the last of the good Emperors, Marcus Aurelius would become one of the most important of the Stoic philosophers. The "Meditations," which he wrote in Brand: Oregan Publishing. Meditations (2nd Century) Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was emperor of Rome from AD until his death 19 years later. By the time he came to power, Rome was under threat: constant warring with 'barbarians' on the frontier, disease brought back by soldiers from the fronts, pestilence, and even earthquakes.

Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, psychotherapist Donald Robertson weaves stories of Marcus’ life from the Roman histories together with explanations of Stoicism - its philosophy. Meditations Summary. The Meditations is basically Marcus's personal journal. It's a record of thoughts that is carefully composed, but it was never intended for a wider audience. Originally, it wasn't organized into the books, chapters, and sections we see today when we open any edition of the work.

The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus trans. by George Long was published by Company. Though the book is undated, some research into internet libraries revealed that it was probably published in Seller Rating: % positive. Antoninus, whom he selected with the proviso that Antoninus should in turn adopt Marcus (his nephew by marriage) along with Ceionius’s son Lucius Verus, then aged seven. Marcus took on the family name of his adopted father, becoming Marcus Aurelius Size: KB.


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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, emperor of the Romans by Marcus Aurelius Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. 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. 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 (/ ɔː ˈ r iː l i ə s, ɔː ˈ r iː l j ə s /; 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 Romana, an age of relative peace and Father: Marcus Annius Verus (III), Antoninus Pius (adoptive).

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).

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius | Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS was born on Ap A.D. His real name was M. Annius Verus, and he was sprung of a noble family which claimed descent from Numa, second King of Rome.

Thus the most religious of emperors came of the blood of the most pious of early kings. : Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (): Aurelius, Emperor of Rome Marcus, Long, George: Books/5(16). This collection of sublime thoughts compiled as a book (originally titled as "Eis Heauton", meaning: "To Himself"; original language was Greek) has never gone out of print since circa AD The writer, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, was a Roman emperor and the most renowned stoic philosopher of /5(K).

This collection of sublime thoughts compiled as a book (originally titled as "Eis Heauton", meaning: "To Himself"; original language was Greek) has never gone out of print since circa AD The writer, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, was a Roman emperor and the most renowned stoic philosopher of antiquity/5(K).

Galen, the physician of Marcus Aurelius, mentions that Verus was a votary of the small ball game, and we have a tribute to his skill at ball in the curious epitaph on a champion player named Ursus. The reference to government of temper refers to a common failing of noble Romans.

Marcus confesses that he was himself liable to the failing (i. 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.

Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Emperor of the Romans Book Summary: Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Emperor of the Romans is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

Becoming Emperor. After his adoptive father died inMarcus Aurelius rose to power and was officially then known as Marcus Aurelius Antoninus some sources indicate that.

[PDF] [EPUB] Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. Download free ebook of The Alchemist soft copy. Brief Summary of The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. [PDF] [EPUB] Meditations by Marcus Aurelius Read, Download. INTRODUCTION. Image Credit amazon. MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS was born on Ap A.D.

His real name was M. Annius Verus, and he was. The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. A new rendering based on the Foulis translation of by George W.

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Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor – CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy. It is doubtful that Marcus Aurelius Antoninus ever intended for this book to be published.

It is divided into 12 books that chronicle different periods of Marcus's life. The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, part of the 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 nor the acts of the ancient Romans and Hellenes, and the selections from books which thou wast reserving. Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from toknown as one of the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

His seminary work ‘Meditations’ has been revered since ancient times, and is still highly influential The ‘Must-Have’ Complete Collection. Marcus Aelius Aurelius Antoninus () was adopted by the emperor Antoninus Pius and succeeded him in(as joint emperor with adoptive brother Lucius Verus).

He ruled alone fromand spent much of his reign in putting down various rebellions, and was a persecutor of Christians/5(35). AD THE MEDITATIONS OF MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS by Marcus Aurelius Antonius translated by George Long BOOK ONE FROM my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and.I find this translation and writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius to be quite easy to read and perhaps closer to what the author meant to elucidate.

There is no question that Marcus Aurelius' writings rate five stars as does the translation. I must preface before you read on that this is a book you will wish to read more than once/5(84).Aurelius closes this book with the sentence "Among the Quadi at the Granua," which suggests a date for the recording of this book.

The Quadi were a small, fiercely combative Germanic tribe encountered by the Romans in the early centuries CE.