By Marcus Aurelius (Author)
by Marcus Aurelius
A compendium of ruminations and reflections by the 2nd century Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, a staunch adherent to the Stoic philosophy. Meditations is a spiritual journal of the author’s philosophical exercises and a chronicle of the paradox of the philosopher-king, who must enforce the law and administer justice while looking beyond politics and the frustrations of everyday life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Marcus Aurelius (121–180 CE) was a 2nd century Roman emperor and philosopher.