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This a guide for life and its pursuit of happiness and real self fulfillment.
"The Emperor's Handbook" is the first translation I have read of Marcus Aurelius' book, and I was surprised that Aurelius did not write it to be published.
In short this is an excellent book and I would highly recommend that it be read (and re-read) by all.
This book is really great to read if you enjoy philosophy and really apreciate history. The book is full of interesting logic and lots of advice that even people today can use,... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Dane Brosseau
wonderful. gave it to 21 yr old on occasion of birthday.Published 20 days ago by D O WilshynskyDresler
This was my first foray into the works of the classic stoic authors and honestly I'm kind of ashamed to admit that my only real exposure to anything related to Marcus Aurelius... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicholai Savage
This emperor was awesome! More than just the frail, old emperor portrayed in the movie "The Gladiator." Marcus Aurelius was quite possibly Rome's last great emperor.Published 2 months ago by Leah
This translation speaks to a more modern audience while preserving the message of "It's up to you!", the self determination and calm that Aurelius exemplified.Published 4 months ago by Enemicus
The book arrived in perfect condition. I enjoyed reading this book for it makes you think and see things in a different light. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dee
This is the fifth translation I've read of Meditations, and it is the best -- at least for me, a contemporary American. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Wiliam W. Casey
Wonderful book. I haven't finished reading it yet, but it has me very enrapt so far. I recommend it to any one, whether a casual reader or someone looking for a message!Published 7 months ago by Kevin Blache