Translated by Gregory Hays

A new translation, with an Introduction, by Gregory Hays
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121–180) succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a.d. 161—and 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 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.

Title Meditations
Author Marcus Aurelius
Translated by Gregory Hays
Publisher Modern Library
Title First Published 06 May 2003
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 256 p.
ISBN-10 0812968255
ISBN-13 9780812968255
Publication Date 06 May 2003
Main content page count 256
Weight 16 oz.

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