Meditations: A New Translation

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Meditations: A New Translation Title
Aurelius, Marcus Author
9780812968255 ISBN-13
0812968255 ISBN-10
English Language
Modern Library Publisher
5.2 x 0.5 x 8 inches Dimensions
A new translation with an Introduction by Gregory HaysMarcus Aurelius Antoninus a d 121180 succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a d 161and Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written With a profound understanding of human behavior Marcus provides insights wisdom and practical guidance on everything from living in the world to coping with adversity to interacting with others Consequently the Meditations have become required reading for statesmen and philosophers alike while generations of ordinary readers have responded to the straightforward intimacy of his style In Gregory Hayss new translationthe first in a generationMarcuss thoughts speak with a new immediacy never before have they been so directly and powerfully presented