Meditations

  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 1853264865
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions



Vampires, those dark children of the night, who rise from their coffins to suck the blood of the living, continue to hold a strange fascination and dread. In this unique collection of vampire stories you will find some of the earliest depictions of these

Meditations

  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 141913342X
  • Release Date: 2004-06
  • Number of pages: 156
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing



The Meditations of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius are a readable exposition of the system of metaphysics known as stoicism. Stoics maintained that by putting aside great passions, unjust thoughts and indulgence, man could acquire virtue and live at one with nature.

Meditations

  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 0140441409
  • Release Date: 1964
  • Number of pages: 187
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
  • Publisher: Penguin



Notes on the Roman philosopher's life and the relations between Stoicism and Christianity preface a modern translation of the journal

The Inner Citadel

  • Filename: the-inner-citadel.
  • ISBN: 0674461711
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 351
  • Author: Pierre Hadot
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press



The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius are treasured today--as they have been over the centuries--as an inexhaustible source of wisdom. And as one of the three most important expressions of Stoicism, this is an essential text for everyone interested in ancient religion and philosophy. Yet the clarity and ease of the work's style are deceptive. Pierre Hadot, eminent historian of ancient thought, uncovers new levels of meaning and expands our understanding of its underlying philosophy. Written by the Roman emperor for his own private guidance and self-admonition, the Meditations set forth principles for living a good and just life. Hadot probes Marcus Aurelius's guidelines and convictions and discerns the hitherto unperceived conceptual system that grounds them. Abundantly quoting the Meditations to illustrate his analysis, the author allows Marcus Aurelius to speak directly to the reader. And Hadot unfolds for us the philosophical context of the Meditations, commenting on the philosophers Marcus Aurelius read and giving special attention to the teachings of Epictetus, whose disciple he was. The soul, the guiding principle within us, is in Marcus Aurelius's Stoic philosophy an inviolable stronghold of freedom, the "inner citadel." This spirited and engaging study of his thought offers a fresh picture of the fascinating philosopher-emperor, a fuller understanding of the tradition and doctrines of Stoicism, and rich insight on the culture of the Roman empire in the second century. Pierre Hadot has been working on Marcus Aurelius for more than twenty years; in this book he distills his analysis and conclusions with extraordinary lucidity for the general reader.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

  • Filename: the-meditations-of-marcus-aurelius-antoninus.
  • ISBN: 0192839071
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Aurelius Marcus
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



A. S. L. Farquharson's translation was originally published in 1944, as part of a major commentary on Marcus Aurelius' work. In this volume, Farquharson's work is brought up to date and supplied with an introduction and notes for the student and general reader. A selection of lively letters from Marcus to his tutor Fronto, most of which date from his earlier years, is also included.

The Emperor s Handbook

  • Filename: the-emperor-s-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9780743233835
  • Release Date: 2002-11-26
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



A new translation offers readers a practical handbook to life and leadership, filled with classical stoic wisdom and advice.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

  • Filename: the-meditations-of-marcus-aurelius.
  • ISBN: 9781594732362
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 236
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
  • Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing



As seen through the writings of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, the Stoic approach to life is surprisingly rich, nuanced, clear-eyed and friendly. Offers startlingly modern psychological and spiritual insight from the emperor s personal journal entries."

The Meditations

  • Filename: the-meditations.
  • ISBN: 9780812968255
  • Release Date: 2003-01-08
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Modern Library



Offers a modern translation of the Roman philosopher's journal.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

  • Filename: the-meditations-of-marcus-aurelius.
  • ISBN: 9781596050518
  • Release Date: 2005-05-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Florence Etienne Meric Casaubon
  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.



"The Sages of Old Live Again in Us."With the aim of making the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius approachable for a contemporary reader, author M ric Casaubon introduces the historical and philosophical milieu that resulted in one of the remarkable philosophical classics of all time.Long remembered for his unmistakable wisdom and the golden age attributed to his peaceful rule, Marcus Aurelius was emperor of Rome from 161 to 180 A.D. According to Casaubon, "truly a rare opportunity was given to Marcus Aurelius of showing what the mind can do in despite of circumstances. [He was the] most peaceful of warriors, a magnificent monarch whose ideal was quiet happiness in home life, yet born to greatness . . ."The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is as vital today as it ever was. No other philosopher shows us more clearly what it means to cultivate a peaceful mind in the face of everything that life throws our way.AUTHOR BIO: Florence tienne M ric Casaubon (1599-1671) was a classical scholar and a renowned editor of antiquarian books; the son of the English theologian Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614), he edited his father's greatest work, Ephemerides. M ric Casaubon is also the author of True and Faithful Relation, a diary of s ances.

The Essential Marcus Aurelius

  • Filename: the-essential-marcus-aurelius.
  • ISBN: 1585426172
  • Release Date: 2008-01
  • Number of pages: 110
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
  • Publisher: Penguin



A keepsake collection of the philosopher king's private meditations is a modern translation of his perspectives on the world's forefront religions and ethical traditions that also illuminates his role at the center of second-century culture. Original.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Spiritual Teachings and Reflections

  • Filename: the-meditations-of-marcus-aurelius-spiritual-teachings-and-reflections.
  • ISBN: 9781780284484
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 228
  • Author: George Long Translator
  • Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers



This book presents the spiritual wisdom of the Stoic Emperor of Ancient Rome. Perennial maxims point the way for achieving perfect peace of mind. They have inspired the best of humanity for almost two millennia. This book is translated by George Long, the celebrated English classical scholar.

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