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The Resource Marcus Aurelius : a life, Frank McLynn

Marcus Aurelius : a life, Frank McLynn

Label
Marcus Aurelius : a life
Title
Marcus Aurelius
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Frank McLynn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) is one of the great figures of antiquity who still speaks to us today, more than two thousand years after his death. His Meditations has been compared by John Stuart Mill to the Sermon on the Mount. A guide to how we should live, it remains one of the most widely read books from the classical world. But Marcus Aurelius was much more than a philosopher. As emperor he stabilized the empire, issued numerous reform edicts, and defended the borders with success. His life itself represented the fulfillment of Plato's famous dictum that mankind will prosper only when phil
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLynn, Frank
Dewey number
937.07092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG297
LC item number
.M35 2009beb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • Philosopher-kings
  • Emperors
  • Rome
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Emperors
  • Philosopher-kings
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
Marcus Aurelius : a life, Frank McLynn
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 568-672) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction -- Map: Roman empire during the lifetime of Marcus Aurelius -- Marcus Aurelius -- Map: Eastern provinces and Parthia -- Map: Roman empire's Northern frontiers -- Appendix 1: Stoicism -- Appendix 2: Reign of Antoninus Pius -- Appendix 3: Solitude -- Bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Control code
449200165
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 684 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786745807
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780306819162
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 245000
  • 7ee0c96b-f504-485c-847a-f430fa1b9bce
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)449200165
Label
Marcus Aurelius : a life, Frank McLynn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 568-672) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction -- Map: Roman empire during the lifetime of Marcus Aurelius -- Marcus Aurelius -- Map: Eastern provinces and Parthia -- Map: Roman empire's Northern frontiers -- Appendix 1: Stoicism -- Appendix 2: Reign of Antoninus Pius -- Appendix 3: Solitude -- Bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Control code
449200165
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 684 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786745807
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780306819162
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 245000
  • 7ee0c96b-f504-485c-847a-f430fa1b9bce
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)449200165

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