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Published in [Youngstown? O.] .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS3525.A2434 V5 1901
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6906650M
LC Control Number01015307

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The four cardinal virtues appear as a group (sometimes included in larger lists) long before they are later given this title. Plato identified the four cardinal virtues with the classes of the city described in The Republic, and with the faculties of man. Plato narrates a discussion of the character of a good city where the following is agreed.   The following is the list of 14 classic roman virtues as defined by Marcus Aurelius. Latin Name - Meaning - Description Auctoritas - "Spiritual Authority" - The sense of one's social standing, built up through experience, Pietas, and Industria. Co. Marcus Aurelius, the philosopher-emperor who ruled the Roman Empire between AD and , is one of the best recorded individuals from antiquity. Even his face became more than usually familiar: the imperial coinage displayed his portrait for over 40 years, from the clean-shaven young heir of Antonius to the war-weary, heavily bearded ruler Cited by: by Marcus Aurelius avg. rating Ratings Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual.

  The Seventeenth Century Lady. Andrea Zuvich is a historian specialising in the Stuart period (). She is also a historical consultant (for film, radio, & TV), an authoress, and an audiobook narrator.5/5(2). The Meditations By Marcus Aurelius Book Five: In he morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thought be present- I am rising to the work of a human being. Why then am I dissatisfied if I am going to do the things for which I exist and for which I was brought into the world?   Frank McLynn, the author of a new biography of Marcus, shares in the near-universal admiration for his subject. "Unquestionably," he states flatly, Marcus "was the .   The New Criterion, April “McLynn’s biography of Marcus Aurelius matters It is valuable as a striking instance of the persistence of Aurelian panegyric The book’s most attractive quality [is] an intellectual ranginess that drives him to connect his subject with anything and everything, from any period of time and any culture It’s fun to be in the hands of an author with a /5(60).

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. 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 : Marcus Aurelius. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. 3, likes 29 talking about this. This is just downright cool. Especially since it was written by a Roman emperor. I mean, c'ers: 3K. Marcus Aurelius Meditations A New Translation, with an Introduction, by Gregory Hays THE MODERN LIBRARY NEW YORK. Contents Title Page Chronology Half Title Page Introduction by Gregory Hays Meditations Book 1: Debts and Lessons Book 2: On the River Gran, Among the Quadi Book 3: In Carnuntum Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Book File Size: KB.