Meditations: A New Translation (Modern Library) by Marcus Aurelius,Gregory Hays PDF

By Marcus Aurelius,Gregory Hays

Few historical works were as influential because the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, thinker and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). a sequence of non secular routines packed with knowledge, sensible tips, and profound figuring out of human habit, it is still one of many maximum works of religious and moral mirrored image ever written. Marcus’s insights and advice—on every little thing from residing on this planet to dealing with adversity and interacting with others—have made the Meditations required interpreting for statesmen and philosophers alike, whereas generations of normal readers have answered to the easy intimacy of his sort. For a person who struggles to reconcile the calls for of management with a priority for private integrity and non secular health, the Meditations is still as correct now because it used to be thousand years ago.

In Gregory Hays’s new translation—the first in thirty-five years—Marcus’s options converse with a brand new immediacy. In clean and unencumbered English, Hays vividly conveys the spareness and compression of the unique Greek textual content. by no means earlier than have Marcus’s insights been so without delay and powerfully presented.

With an advent that outlines Marcus’s existence and profession, the necessities of Stoic doctrine, the fashion and building of the Meditations, and the work’s ongoing effect, this variation makes it attainable to totally rediscover the recommendations of 1 of the main enlightened and clever leaders of any era.

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