Meditations (Penguin Great Ideas)
ISBN: 0143036270
EAN13: 9780143036272
Language: English
Publication Date: September 6, 2005
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 0.60" H x 7.10" L x 4.30" W
Weight: 0.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
A major new translation of one of the most influential and admired books of the ages--the wisdom and advice from the Emperor of Rome, 161-180 A.D.--includes a new introduction.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behavior, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. Marcus's insights and advice--on everything from living in the world to coping with adversity and interacting with others--have made the Meditations required reading for statesmen and philosophers alike, while generations of ordinary readers have responded to the straightforward intimacy of his style. In Gregory Hays's new translation--the first in a generation--Marcus's thoughts speak with a new immediacy: never before have they been so directly and powerfully presented. From the Trade Paperback edition.