Classic Meditations by George Long


“Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius, the famous Roman emperor, provides a clear insight into stoic philosophy prevalent during the Roman Empire. His personal notes, reflecting on everyday life and ways to improve himself, were compiled into this influential philosophical work. The 1862 George Long translation of “Meditations” has been esteemed for its faithful, direct translation of the original Greek text. Marcus Aurelius, widely recognized as the last of the “Five Good Emperors,” was also known as “the philosopher” for his book on philosophy. His timeless wisdom on bearing life’s challenges is now available in this 139-page paperback from Reader’s Library Classics.