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S and styles precisely and restore his work to the position it held in the past that of a spiritual classic which can be read and enjoyed by people who are not professional schola. A classic of classics Always good to reread every few years

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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius a Study Oxford Classical MonographsTs the main themes and tendencies of Marcus's thought and relates stylistic detail to the intellectual and moral outlook of the author His goal is to define Marcus's aims attitude. Marcus practiced Stoicism and wrote about his own Stoic philosophy stating a series of spiritual ideas— designed to make him kind patient empathetic calm and strongIt is a book of short paragraphs not organized by format and because of which the flow of the reader is lost