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Marcus Aurelius and his times

Marcus Aurelius and his times

the transition from paganism to Christianity, comprising Marcus Aurelius: Meditations; Lucian: Hermotimus, Icaromenippus; Justin Martyr: Dialogue with Trypho, First apology

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Written in English

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  • Philosophy, Ancient

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    StatementWalter Pater: Marius the Epicurean (selections) With an introduction by Irwin Edman.
    ContributionsMarcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180., Lucian, of Samosata., Justin, Martyr, Saint., Pater, Walter, 1839-1894., Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23248240M

    The ideas in the book, although written centuries ago, are still so perfectly relevant even to this day. The work was so good with a lot of ethical wisdom on how to live a life. It's a top notch philosophical work of self-help (literally - Marcus Aurelius wrote it solely for his own use).


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Marcus Aurelius meditations contain some gems. But the translation is archaic, print and paper cheap, and at times it feels like listening to your self righteous and grumpy grandfather. Recommend seneca his letters to lucius for a more readable intro to s: Marcus Aurelius' Meditations feels like his own diary, illustrative of the Stoic school of philosophy, and is reflective of the polytheistic tradition of Rome.

The second featured piece, by Lucian of Samosata, illustrates the Skeptic philosophy, This anthology of several shorter pieces illustrates the ongoing transition, in the couple of /5. Marcus Aurelius and His Times (Classics Club) by Marcus Aurelius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Marcus Aurelius and His Times Hardcover – January 1, by Marcus Aurelius (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Marcus Aurelius (/ ɔː ˈ r iː l i ə s / or / ɔː ˈ r iː l j ə s /; Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April – 17 March ) was a Roman emperor from to and a Stoic philosopher. He was the last of the rulers known as the Five Good Emperors (a term coined some 13 centuries later by Niccolò Machiavelli), and the last emperor of the Pax Romana, an age of relative peace.

Marcus Aurelius and His Times: The Transition from Paganism to Christianity, Comprising Marcus Aurelius: Meditations / Lucian: Hermotimus, Icaromenippus Martyr: Dialogue with Trypho- First Apology by Marcus Aurelius, Lucian, Justin Martyr, Walter Pater.

Walter J. Black. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, romanized: Ta eis heauton, literally "things to one's self") is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.

Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (CE –), best known for his Meditations on Stoic philosophy.

He has symbolized for many generations in the West the Golden Age of the Roman Empire. Learn more about Marcus Aurelius’s life, including his rise to power, his reign, and his legacy. Almost exactly ten years ago, I bought the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius on Amazon.

Amazon Prime didn’t exist then and to qualify for free shipping, I had to purchase a few other books at the same time. Two or three days later they all arrived. It’s a medium sized paperback, mostly white with a golden spine.

On the cover Marcus is shown in relief, pardoning the barbarians. Publisher description: This book is a clear and concise introduction to the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. His one major surviving work, often titled ‘meditations’ but literally translated simply as ‘to himself’, is a series of short, sometimes enigmatic reflections divided seemingly arbitrarily into twelve books and apparently written only to be read by him.

General Mattis also mentioned to those cadets that Marcus Aurelius spent much of his reign far from home, fighting the northern tribes along the.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (A.D. –) was emperor of Rome and the last of the so-called “Five Good Emperors”. His reign (A.D. –) was marked by warfare, revolt, plague, and many. In many important ways, the reflections of Marcus Aurelius () crystallize the philosophical wisdom of the Greco-Roman world.

This little book was written as a diary to himself while emperor fighting a war out on the boarder of the Roman Empire and today this book is known to us as The Meditations. The Roman philosophers are not as well known or as highly regarded as Greek philosophers /5. The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was the last famous Stoic philosopher of antiquity.

During the last 14 years of his life he faced one of the worst plagues in European history. The. The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius kept private notes of his philosophical reflections, which survive today.

We know them as The Meditations, although the earliest Greek manuscript bears the title Ta eis heauton or “To Himself”. The Meditations has become one of the most widely-read spiritual self-help classics of all time. The Prussian king Frederick the Great was a big fan, referring to.

Make Offer - Meditations, Marcus Aurelius and His Times Classics Club VINTAGE "The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius" Everyman's Library, Meric Casaubon. $   Entry into Politics. InMarcus Aurelius became consul, or leader of the senate – a post he would hold two more times in his lifetime.

Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of the Roman Empire from CE to CE and one of the leaders of Stoicism, a philosophy of personal ethics which sought resilience and virtue through personal action and writing has inspired many personal development and psychotherapy approaches through to the present day.

Donald Robertson is a writer, trainer, and cognitive behavioural. Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, psychotherapist Donald Robertson weaves stories of Marcus’ life from the Roman histories together with explanations of Stoicism - its philosophy.

Buy a cheap copy of Marcus Aurelius and His Times: The book. Free shipping over $   This is a study of Marcus's life and times, however, as well as of his character - a book that aspires to provide a portrait of the entire Roman world in the 2nd century AD. The Communings with Himself of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Emperor of Rome: Together with His Speeches and Sayings: A Revised Text and a Translation into English Marcus Aurelius $ Marcus Aurelius - George Long MARCUS AURELIUS AND HIS TIMES The Transition from Paganism to Christianity 1st Edition Thus 1st Printing Hardcover Roslyn, N.

Walter J. Black Near Fine. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor--the most powerful man in the world at the time--who publicly forgave his best friend who tried to take the throne from him. This book is his personal journal of insights and reminders on how to refine and cultivate his character to live a good and transcendental life.

Marcus Aurelius was born in AD, and died in AD. He ruled as the Emperor of Rome from to Marcus' reign was prosperous, it was considered a golden era. 'Meditations' is a collection of his personal writings.

It is considered a classic of western philosophy and literature. Marcus Aurelius and his times; the transition from paganism to Christianity, comprising Marcus Aurelius: Meditations; Lucian: Hermotimus, Icaromenippus; Justin Martyr: Dialogue with.

In his excellent book The Inner Citadel about Marcus Aurelius and Stoicism, Hadot did original translations for the passages he quotes—but sadly he died without publishing a full translation of. I’m writing this answer, as someone who’s deeply committed to Stoic philosophy.

Aside from reading Stoic texts, I also do morning and evening journaling on Stoicism, along with one or two midday exercises, to cement my learning. So if it seems lik. Marcus Aurelius and His Times: The Transition from Paganism to Christianity, Comprising Marcus Aurelius: Meditations / Lucian: Hermotimus, Icaromenippus.

Martyr: Dialogue with Trypho- First Apology by Marcus Aurelius, Lucian, Justin Martyr, Walter Pater and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The first time I learnt about Marcus Aurelius was probably the same time most people became familiar with his name — after watching Gladiator.

In the film, he is portrayed as a wise elder. Book 1 is an extended shout-out to the people who shaped Marcus in some way, while Book 3 lays down some of Marcus's foundational ideas, taken from his favorite Stoic philosophers. Book 6 addresses duty, among other things, and Book 8 represents a time of reflection and regret in Marcus's life, when he realizes he will never be a real philosopher.

Get this from a library. Marcus Aurelius and his times: the transition from paganism to Christianity. [Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Lucian (Lucianus Samosatensis) (Lucianus Samosatensis); Justin Martyr.; Walter Pater].

Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote his famous "Meditations" during his campaigns against the barbarian invaders. Composed among the reeds and mists of the swampy Danube, his private journals record the passing thoughts, maxims, and musings on life and death of a sensitive and humble mind trained in the Stoic philosophy which, to a certain extent, anticipated the development of Christianity/5(50).

MEDITATIONS OF MARCUS AURELIUS INTRODUCTION Marcus Aurelius' Meditations - tr. Casaubon v., 30 September Page 4 of Introduction ARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS was born on Ap A.D His real name was M.

Annius Verus, and he was sprung of a noble family which claimed descent from Numa, second King of Rome. Machiavelli has written that the time of rule under Marcus was the golden times of the empire and that he was the last of the Five Good Emperors.

Regardless of his privileges as an Emperor, Marcus Aurelius had a difficult life. His reign was filled with a multitude of troubles that he faced with bravery and courage.

Indeed, he never gave up. Marcus Aurelius: Debts and Lessons — Marcus Aurelius, in book one of Debts and Lessons, explores the lessons he learned from those closest to him.

The Life Lessons of a Roman Emperor — Marcus teaches us some important life lessons surrounding the “three disciplines”: perception, action, and will. Marcus Aurelius. 14, likes 1, talking about this. Unofficial tribute page for the 2nd century Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Stoic philosopher and author of The Meditations.

Marcus Aurelius /5(4). The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, part of the Internet Classics Archive and the other without a book: here is another half naked: Bread I have not, remove to the times of Trajan.

Again, all is the same. Their life too is gone. In like manner view also the other epochs of time and of whole nations. Statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback. If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.~ Marcus Aurelius.

Marcus Aurelius ( – AD) was Roman Emperor from to and is considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. Don’t waste your time on the same rehashed self-help books that’re being released day in day out on Amazon and in your local bookshop. The works of Marcus Aurelius are timeless, he doesn’t offer Chicken Soup For The Soul style ‘believe in yourself’ advice, this is legit ancient knowledge, his flagship book ‘Meditations’ contains a number of personal notes and quotes from the.Get this from a library!

Marcus Aurelius and his times: the transition from paganism to Christianity. [Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Lucian, of Samosata.; Justin, Martyr Saint.;] -- Meditations; Lucian: Hermotimus, Icaromenippus; Justin Martyr: Dialogue with Trypho, First apology; Walter Pater: Marius the Epicurean (selections) With an introduction by Irwin Edman.

Marcus Aurelius (r. A.D. ) was a Stoic philosopher and one of the five good Roman emperors (r. A.D. ). He was born on Ap A.D.according to DIR Marcus Aurelius, or perhaps April 6 or He died on Ma His Stoic philosophical writings are known as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, which were written in was succeeded by his son the .