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Published: 15 September 2011

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199573202

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Marcus Aurelius
Translated by Robin Hard and Introduction and notes by Christopher Gill

Oxford World's Classics

  • The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is one of the best-known and most popular works of ancient philosophy, offering spiritual reflections on how best to understand the universe and one's place within it.
  • Eloquent and accurate translation by Robin Hard based on the latest Greek edition.
  • Introduction and notes by Christopher Gill take account of the most recent work on interpretation of the Meditations, and places it within its ancient philosophical context.
  • Includes a newly translated selection of the correspondence between Marcus and his tutor Fronto illustrating Marcus' life and character.
  • Index of themes, to enable readers to track recurrent motifs in the work.

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