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A better half to Marcus Aurelius offers the 1st complete number of essays to discover all crucial aspects in terms of modern Marcus Aurelius studies.• First choice of its style to fee new cutting-edge scholarship on Marcus Aurelius• Features readings that conceal all facets of Marcus Aurelius, together with resource fabric, biographical details, and writings• Contributions from a world forged of best Aurelius scholars• Addresses evolving features of the reception of the Meditations

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Do not have the chance to breathe’). ). His haste, and the need to excerpt suitable parts of Maximus’ lives for the new ones that he was adding, which are, in the part relevant to Marcus, the Aelius, Verus, and Avidius Cassius, resulted in incoherence, repetition, and muddles. With the Marcus, he abbreviated too much, having exploited his source to create separate lives of Lucius Verus and Avidius Cassius, and after using the piece of Eutropius, decided he had to add more. 5) is now accepted as genuine.

M. (1983), ‘Are You a Stoic? F. P. , Jewish and Christian Self-Definition, Vol. III: Self-Definition in the Greco-Roman World. Philadelphia. 23–45. B. (1989), The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. A Study. Oxford. W. (1947), Kurze Lebensbeschreibung. Moscow. Zuntz, G. (1946), ‘Notes on Antoninus’, Classical Quarterly 40: 47–55. PART I THE MAIN SOURCES CHAPTER 1 Cassius Dio and the Historia Augusta Anthony R. Birley 1. Cassius Dio To construct a narrative of the reign of Marcus is far from easy. No narrative history survives that remotely resembles Tacitus’ Annals.

Forthcoming, 2013), Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 1–6. Translated with introduction and commentary. Oxford. , trans. (1920), The Correspondence of Marcus Cornelius Fronto. 2 vols. London. , ed. and trans. (1944, repr. 1968), Markos Ant oninou Autokratoros: Ta Eis Heauton. The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Antoninus. Vol. I–II. Oxford. Secondary sources Ackeren, M. van (2006), ‘“Sage zu dir selbst” – Zur Dialogizit€at bei Marc Aurel’, in M. , Die Geschichte des Dialoges. Darmstadt. 54–67. Ackeren, M.

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