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Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 Stoic philosophy books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. It is possible that large portions of the work were written at Sirmium, where he spent much time planning military campaigns from 170 to 180. Some of it was written while he was positioned at Aquincum on campaign in Pannonia, because internal notes tell us that the first book was written when he was campaigning against the Quadi on the river Granova and the second book was written at Carnuntum.
It is unlikely that Marcus Aurelius ever intended the writings to be published and the work has no official title, so “Meditations” is one of several titles commonly assigned to the collection. These writings take the form of quotations varying in length from one sentence to long paragraphs.
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Arcturus Digital
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2017
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2017
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  • Marcin Grotaalıntı yaptı5 ay önce
    He was taught to dress plainly and to live simply, to avoid all softness and luxury.
  • Marcin Grotaalıntı yaptı5 ay önce
    The highest good of man is consciously to work with God for the common good, and this is the sense in which the Stoic tried to live in accord with nature.
  • Marcin Grotaalıntı yaptı5 ay önce
    hn. was the Stoic idea of Virtue.

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