A Companion to Marcus Aurelius by Marcel van Ackeren

By Marcel van Ackeren

A spouse to Marcus Aurelius offers the 1st finished number of essays to discover all crucial aspects in relation to modern Marcus Aurelius studies.

• First selection of its sort to fee new state of the art scholarship on Marcus Aurelius
• Features readings that hide all points of Marcus Aurelius, together with resource fabric, biographical info, and writings
• Contributions from a global forged of best Aurelius scholars
• Addresses evolving facets of the reception of the Meditations

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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. van (2011), Die Philosophie Marc Aurels, Vol. I: Textform – Stilmerkmale – Selbstdialog. Berlin. Vol. II: Themen – Begriffe – Argumente. Berlin. Ackeren, M. van, D. Boschung, and J. Opsomer, eds. (2012), Meditations and Representations.

With Cassius Dio. The only other mentions of Marius Maximus occur in two late fourthcentury sources. 53) the condemnation of the informer Palfurius Sura after the death of Domitian, and adds three other names, ‘as Marius Maximus writes’. The other is Ammianus Marcellinus, in the context of his second diatribe on morality in Rome, commenting sarcastically on the cultural deficiencies of the aristocracy. 18). Now, he notes, some of them, while hating learning like poison, read Juvenal and Marius Maximus with particular eagerness, turning over no volumes but these in their profound leisure – the reason for this is not a matter for my humble judgement.

53) the condemnation of the informer Palfurius Sura after the death of Domitian, and adds three other names, ‘as Marius Maximus writes’. The other is Ammianus Marcellinus, in the context of his second diatribe on morality in Rome, commenting sarcastically on the cultural deficiencies of the aristocracy. 18). Now, he notes, some of them, while hating learning like poison, read Juvenal and Marius Maximus with particular eagerness, turning over no volumes but these in their profound leisure – the reason for this is not a matter for my humble judgement.

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