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              Plutarch's Lives: Volume I - Complete with Notes
                

              Plutarch's Lives: Volume I - Complete with Notes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Plutarch; Long, George; Stewart, Aubrey

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              This anthology of Plutarch's biographies boasts an excellent and highly readable translation by two scholars of classical literature. In this volume, we hear Plutarch's accounts of several iconic figures from Greek and Roman antiquity. Nominally arranged according to their moral ...successes and failings of the individuals concerned, the Lives are a stunning insight into how the figures of antiquity were perceived and chronicled relatively soon after passing into history. Written in the 2nd century A.D., the Lives were distributed en masse following the invention of the printing press in the early Renaissance. As well as being compelling biography, certain accounts of rulers such as Pericles are highly regarded as secondary sources by contemporary historians. In multiple cases, Plutarch compared and contrasted several of his biographical subjects. For instance early in this volume we find comparisons between Theseus and Romulus, wherein their morals, characteristics and actions are examined.
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              ISBN 9781387787609
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2018
              Publisher Lulu.com
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              The Enchiridion, or Handbook: With A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus
               

              The Enchiridion, or Handbook: With A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus (EPUB ebook)

              By Epictetus; Long, George

              The Enchiridion, or Handbook was written by a student of Epictetus in the 2nd century. It is a short guide to ethical living, and its focus is more practical than the metaphysical treatises of earlier Greek philosophers. It assumes that "some things are up to us and some are not ...up to us," and instructs the reader how to deal well with what life brings. It remained an important handbook for Christians and pagans alike for many centuries.
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              ISBN 9781775413790
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              Released NZ 1 Jan 2009
              Publisher The Floating Press
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              The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius
                

              The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius (EPUB ebook)

              By Aurelius Long George, Marcus; Long, George

              In addition to the acclaim he garnered as a military leader and as Roman Emperor in the years 161 to 180, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus is regarded as one of the key figures in the philosophical school of thought known as Stoicism. This collection of essays and aphorisms offers a com...prehensive introduction to Marcus Aurelius' unique take on life and leadership.
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              ISBN 9781775451945
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              Released NZ 1 Mar 2011
              Publisher The Floating Press
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              The Meditations of Marcius Aurelius
                

              The Meditations of Marcius Aurelius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Long, George; Aurelius, Marcus

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              The profundity and spirit of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius is brought out superbly in this edition of the Meditations, translated by George Long. All twelve books are present, complete with original footnotes which help to clarify and explain the meanings behind the passages. Sin...ce the original text was written in Greek after the spirit of many classical philosophers, an index of Greek terminology is also included at the conclusion for the benefit of the reader. The spirit of Stoicism, whereby Marcus Aurelius details a lifetime spent cultivating good habits, manners, attitude and evenness of temperament are laid out upon these pages evocatively. Many of the pages are thought to have been written at Sirmium, during periods of military planning. It is a strongly autobiographical text; each book focuses upon a different time - from upbringing to youth to maturity. The writing is famously frank, clear and honest - with none of the superiority or pretense one might expect of an Emperor of Rome.
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              ISBN 9781387788118
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2018
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              Plutarch's Lives: Volume I - Complete with Notes (Hardcover)
                

              Plutarch's Lives: Volume I - Complete with Notes (Hardcover) (Hardback)

              By Plutarch; Long, George; Stewart, Aubrey

              • RRP: $117.99
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              This hardcover anthology of Plutarch's biographies boasts an excellent and highly readable translation by two scholars of classical literature. In this volume, we hear Plutarch's accounts of several iconic figures from Greek and Roman antiquity. Nominally arranged according to th...eir moral successes and failings of the individuals concerned, the Lives are a stunning insight into how the figures of antiquity were perceived and chronicled relatively soon after passing into history. Written in the 2nd century A.D., the Lives were distributed en masse following the invention of the printing press in the early Renaissance. As well as being compelling biography, certain accounts of rulers such as Pericles are highly regarded as secondary sources by contemporary historians. In multiple cases, Plutarch compared and contrasted several of his biographical subjects. For instance early in this volume we find comparisons between Theseus and Romulus, wherein their morals, characteristics and actions are examined.
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              ISBN 9781387787524
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2018
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              The Meditations of Marcius Aurelius (Hardcover)
                

              The Meditations of Marcius Aurelius (Hardcover) (Hardback)

              By Long, George; Aurelius, Marcus

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              The profundity and spirit of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius is brought out superbly in this hardcover edition of the Meditations, translated by George Long. All twelve books are present, complete with original footnotes which help to clarify and explain the meanings behind the pas...sages. Since the original text was written in Greek after the spirit of many classical philosophers, an index of Greek terminology is also included at the conclusion for the benefit of the reader. The spirit of Stoicism, whereby Marcus Aurelius details a lifetime spent cultivating good habits, manners, attitude and evenness of temperament are laid out upon these pages evocatively. Many of the pages are thought to have been written at Sirmium, during periods of military planning. It is a strongly autobiographical text; each book focuses upon a different time - from upbringing to youth to maturity. The writing is famously frank, clear and honest - with none of the superiority or pretense one might expect of an Emperor of Rome.
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              ISBN 9781387788026
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2018
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              Katrina Days
                

              Katrina Days (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Long, George

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              Katrina Days is photographer George Long's intimate portrait of life in and around New Orleans during the two tumultuous years immediately following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. His photographic perspective as a New Orleans insider provides an uncompromising view of pain, loss, a...nd total frustration balanced with humor and hope for America's most authentic and soulful city.
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              ISBN 9781425787431
              Released NZ 5 Dec 2007
              Publisher XLIBRIS
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              Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

              Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Long, George

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              Classic teachings on the art of living by the great Roman emperor, statesman, and general. The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote these meditations in the form of a personal journal during his campaigns against the barbarians in the second century. In them, he reflects with grea...t beauty and simplicity upon the Stoic virtues that lead to a happy life: self-mastery, moral strength, duty to oneself and others, detachment, and acceptance of the will of God and the way of nature.
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              ISBN 9781611806885
              Released NZ 21 May 2019
              Publisher Shambhala Publications Inc
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              The Thoughts of the Emperor M. Aurelius Antoninus
                

              The Thoughts of the Emperor M. Aurelius Antoninus (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Created by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor Of Rome 121-18; By Long, George

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              This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and ...distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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              ISBN 9780353124912
              Released NZ 10 Nov 2018
              Publisher Franklin Classics Trade Press
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              Plutarch's Lives - Vol. IV
                

              Plutarch's Lives - Vol. IV (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Plutarch; Stewart, Aubrey; Long, George

              • RRP: $75.99
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              Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans , often simply referred to as Plutarch's Lives , is a series of biographies of notable ancient Greek and Roman figures most likely written at the beginning of the second century AD. Instead of simply writing histories, Plutarch expl...ores the effect that character, good or bad, had on the lives and careers of these famous men, to which end the people treated are ordered in pairs in an attempt to highlight their common moral virtues or shortcomings. This book contains volume IV of the English translation by Aubrey Stewart and George Long, presented here for the enjoyment of modern readers with an interest in the ancient world. Contents include: Demosthenes , Cicero , Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicaro , Demetrius , Antony , Comparison of Demetrius and Antony , Dion , Marcus Brutus , Comparison of Dion and Brutus , etc. Plutarch (c. AD 46 - AD 120) was a Greek biographer and essayist most famous for this series of biographies and his work Moralia . Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.
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              ISBN 9781528711982
              Released NZ 17 Apr 2019
              Publisher White Press
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