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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

c. A.D. 161 - 180

Marcus Aurelius was not only well known as a Roman Emperor, but a Stoic Philosopher also. He was an educated man who found himself in a world at war. He believed in doing his duty and defending the empire against German invasion, but he would really have wanted to be able to sevote his life to study.

The Meditations were written in the cramped quarters of a Roman army camp.

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