• 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


  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 1512087637
  • Release Date: 2015-05-07
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius, Emp
  • Publisher: CreateSpace

"Meditations" from Marcus Aurelius. Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 (121-180A.D.).


  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 9780141910819
  • Release Date: 2006-04-27
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Penguin UK

Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. Spanning from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation, they cover such diverse topics as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and Aurelius's own emotions. But while the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation, in developing his beliefs Marcus also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy: a series of wise and practical aphorisms that have been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and ordinary readers for almost two thousand years.

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 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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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.


  • Filename: meditations.
  • ISBN: 9781365503702
  • Release Date: 2016-11-02
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher: Enhanced Media Publishing

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” Meditations is a series of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE, written over a series of years in far-flung places as he led the Romans in military campaigns, quashed revolts, and dealt with the other tribulations of governing the Empire. It is best described as a spiritual journal, containing a record of the emperor's philosophical exercises. Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. The writings take the form of quotations varying in length from one sentence to long paragraphs. He covers topics as diverse as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods, and his own emotions, spanning from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation. Aurelius also sets forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy. The influence Meditations has had over centuries of thought is immeasurable. This "unendingly moving and inspiring" work is often cited alongside Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Confessions and St. Augustine’s Confessions in discussions of the most profoundly spiritual works outside of the Bible. Recently, former U.S. President Bill Clinton called Meditations his favorite book. This Enhanced E-Book edition of Meditations includes a newly revised and remastered text that has been optimized for Kindle reading. There is an image gallery showcasing representations of Marcus Aurelius, his world, his family and detailed maps of the Roman world during the time of his reign. There are also links to free unabridged audio recordings of Meditations. *Active Table of Contents accessible from the Kindle "go to" feature. *Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle's Text-to-Speech features.

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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