Meditations

Meditations Written in Greek without any intention of publication by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius AD offer a remarkable series of challenging spi

  • Title: Meditations
  • Author: Marcus Aurelius Martin Hammond Diskin Clay
  • ISBN: 9780140449334
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Paperback
  • Written in Greek, without any intention of publication, by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius AD 121 180 offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe Ranging from doubt and despair to conviction and exWritten in Greek, without any intention of publication, by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius AD 121 180 offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe Ranging from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation, they cover such diverse topics as the nature of moral virtue, human rationality, divine providence, and Marcus own emotions But while the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation and encouragement, in developing his beliefs Marcus Aurelius also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy a timeless collection of extended meditations and short aphorisms that has been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and readers through the centuries.

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