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    DescriptionMarcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from 161 - 180 AD. His rule was absolute and - as the lives of other Emperors reveal only too clearly - he was able, with impunity, to indulge in any vice, crime or licentious behaviour he chose. Yet Marcus Aurelius resisted all such temptations, thanks to his belief in stoic philosophy. In The Meditations, (which was never intended for public view), Aurelius examines his inner nature, intimately describing his flaws and talents, and admonishing himself to live a good life. It is astonishing that this book exists - filled with great wisdom, and written by a Roman Emperor who reaches out over almost 2000 years to speak with us about the mysteries of life and death.

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    The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Aurelius
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 126
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    ISBN 13: 9781907523502
    ISBN 10: 1907523502

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    BIC subject category V2: HPCA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    DC22: 188
    BISAC V2.8: PHI035000
    BIC subject category V2: DB
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Aziloth Books
    Imprint name
    Cathedral Classics
    Publication date
    14 February 2011
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