Meditations

Meditations

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"Meditations" is Marcus Aurelius' private book of reflections, 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 Marcus' philosophical exercises. The book is interesting as an example of Stoic thought and is valuable for historical reasons as a document of the inner life of a remarkable Roman emperor. It remains compelling, however, because it bears witness to a profound journey of the human spirit and speaks to us across the millennia about perennial human problems.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • Barnes & Noble Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 076075229X
  • 9780760752296
  • 204,992

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