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    they keep them in a journal, so there is a place to express pent up emotions. Marcus Aurelius wrote his ideas in his journal with no intention for it to be published.Marcus was born in Rome to a wealthy and highly political family, which was able to give him opportunities with emperors he would never have otherwise. He also was skillful philosopher as well as a leading emperor in Roman history (Bunsen). Marcus Aurelius was a bold and effective leader, who wrote Meditations, giving him a way to express his ideas and philosophy. Beginning at a very young age, Aurelius was seen as mature leader and his future began to be laid out for him. Marcus had many opportunities to receive great knowledge from Emperor Hadrian and the Equestrians whom he studied with. Emperor Hadrian had an instant liking to Marcus Aurelius, whom at the young age of six, got enrolled in the Equestrians and two years later merged into the ranks of the Salin Order of Priests (Bunsen). As Marcus grew up in high…

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    of “The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus” The last of the Five Good Emperors, considered a stoic philosopher, a man of humility and dignification, Marcus Aurelius was an emperor of might and power, displaying characteristics many men strive for a lifetime to achieve. To give a brief understanding of the life of Marcus Aurelius, he was born in Rome in the year 121. He lost his father in infancy and was then relayed to be raised by his mother and paternal grandfather, who secured for him…

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    Marcus Aurelius Arguments

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    Marcus Aurelius, emperor of Roman empire was a great philosopher he wrote poweful passages. In his meditations he comes off strong and stright forward. Many people might disagree with him and call him harsh and some might even say he makes them feel bad about themsealves, but others like myself might think he changed and battered the way thinking forever. Marcus was a stoic philosopher who dealt with emotional intelligence, mind over matter, nature, etc. One if marcus arguments in the beginning…

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    Words of Wisdom That Relate to Everyday Life (Three Favorite Messages From Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations) In Marcus Aurelius’ work of Meditations, he writes about everyday things because he is writing to himself, since he never wished for his work to be published. He begins by talking about who he has to thank for his education and a specific, particular lesson he learned from each person whom he feels he needs to mention. For example, he mentioned he learned his good morals and retaining his…

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    Marcus Aurelius was born in 121 C.E. Marcus became Emperor in AD 161, initially alongside Lucius Versus. He became the sole Emperor in AD 169. Continual attacks meant that a lot of his reign was spent on campaign, especially in central Europe. It is important to realize the gravity of that position and the magnitude of power that Marcus possessed. He held one of, if not the most, powerful positions in the world. If he chose to, nothing would be off limits. He could indulge and succumb to…

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    of the great stoic philosophers was Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus. He was a roman emperor from 161 to 180 A.D., and ruled alongside Lucius Verus. They ruled as co-emperors till Verus death in 169. He was born April 26 121 A.D., and raised by his paternal grandfather Marcus Annius Verus. He was also raised some by Lucius Catilius Severus. As a stoic philosopher his beliefs were that destructive emotions resulted from errors in judgement. If both the rich and poor could take the values and…

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    Words of Wisdom That Relate to Everyday Life (Three Favorite Messages From Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations) In Marcus Aurelius’ work of Meditations, he writes about everyday things because he is writing to himself, since he never wished for his work to be published. He begins by talking about who he has to thank for his education and a specific, particular lesson he learned from each person whom he feels he needs to mention. For example, he mentioned he learned his good morals and retaining his…

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    Words of Wisdom That Relate to Everyday Life (Three Favorite Messages From Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations) In Marcus Aurelius’ work of Meditations, he writes about every day things because he is writing to himself, since he never wished for his work to be published. He begins by talking about who he has to thank for his education and a specific, particular lesson he learned form each person whom he feels he needs to mention. For example he mentioned he learned his good morals and retaining his…

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    Marcus Aurelius was considered the last of the “Five Good Emperors”. Marcus Aurelius was born on April 26, 121 AD, in Rome, Italy. He was known for his philosophical interests and was one of the most respected emperors. He was born into a wealthy and influential family. He learned Latin and Greek. He was most interested in Stoicism, Greek philosophy focused on fate, reason, and self-restraint. In 138 he was adopted by Aurelius Antonius. Antonius was selected by Emperor Hadrian to be the next…

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    Marcus Aurelius Analysis

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    The equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius is a bronzed sculpture of 173-176 C.E, and by which the artist in unknown. It is quite odd, because who wouldn’t want to take pride after creating such a historical and detailed piece of artwork. The Roman statue shows an important royal and grand stance, which signifies heroism and authority. There is much power, as a result of the emperor on a horse, clearly ruling not only the horse, but possibly an audience as well, due to his right hand extended…

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