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A companion to Marcus Aurelius / edited by Marcel van Ackeren.

Contributor(s): Ackeren, Marcel van | Wiley InterScience (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118219829; 1118219821; 9781118219836; 111821983X; 1405192852; 9781405192859.Subject(s): Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 | Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Romeins keizer, 121-180 | Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 | Rome -- History -- Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 | Emperors -- Rome -- Biography | HISTORY -- Ancient -- Rome | Emperors | Rome (Empire) | Romeinse oudheid | 161-180Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Biografieën (vorm) | Biography. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Marcus Aurelius.DDC classification: 937/.07092 Other classification: 15.52 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Front Matter -- The Study of Marcus Aurelius / Marcel van Ackeren -- The Main Sources. Cassius Dio and the / Anthony R Birley -- Archaeological Evidence of the Marcomannic Wars of Marcus Aurelius (AD 166₆80) / Thomas Fischer -- The / Matteo Ceporina -- Marcus Aurelius' Letters / Pascale Fleury -- Epigraphic Records / P̌ter Kov̀cs -- Biography and Background. The Political State of the Roman Empire / Werner Eck -- Cultural and Intellectual Background and Development / Leofranc Holford-Strevens -- Early Life: Family, Youth, and Education / Anthony R Birley -- Marcus' Life as Emperor / Anthony R Birley -- The Relation of Politics and Philosophy under Marcus Aurelius / Lukas de Blois -- Marcus the Emperor. Administration and Jurisdiction in Rome and in the Provinces / Werner Eck -- Religion in the Age of Marcus Aurelius / Mark J Edwards -- The Wars and Revolts / Anthony R Birley -- The Roman Empire after His Death / Olivier Hekster -- Material Forms of Self-Representation. The Column of Marcus Aurelius / Martin Beckmann -- The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius / Peter Stewart -- Coins / Susanne B̲rner -- The Portraits / Dietrich Boschung -- The Reliefs / Dietrich Boschung -- Marcus the Philosopher. The Form and Structure of the / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat* -- The Style of the / Angelo Giavatto -- Aspects of Orality in (the Text of) the / Michael Erler -- The as a (Philosophical) Autobiography / Irmgard M̃nnlein-Robert -- Marcus and Previous Stoic Literature / Christopher Gill -- Marcus Aurelius on Physics / David Sedley -- Logic and the / Angelo Giavatto -- Ethics / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat* -- Social Ethics and Politics / Gretchen Reydams-Schils* -- The and the Ancient Art of Living / John Sellars -- The Self in the / Anthony A Long -- Reception. The Reception of the Philosopher-King in Antiquity and the Medieval Age / Julia Bruch, Katrin Herrmann -- The Sanctification of Marcus Aurelius / Amy Richlin* -- Marcus Aurelius and Neostoicism in Early Modern Philosophy / Jill Kraye -- Marcus Aurelius in Contemporary Philosophy / John Sellars -- Index.
Summary: A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. First collection of its kind to commission new stateoftheart scholarship on Marcus Aurelius Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius, including source material, biographical information, and writings Contributions from an international cast of top Aurelius scholars Addresses evolving aspects of the reception of the Meditations
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Front Matter -- The Study of Marcus Aurelius / Marcel van Ackeren -- The Main Sources. Cassius Dio and the / Anthony R Birley -- Archaeological Evidence of the Marcomannic Wars of Marcus Aurelius (AD 166₆80) / Thomas Fischer -- The / Matteo Ceporina -- Marcus Aurelius' Letters / Pascale Fleury -- Epigraphic Records / P̌ter Kov̀cs -- Biography and Background. The Political State of the Roman Empire / Werner Eck -- Cultural and Intellectual Background and Development / Leofranc Holford-Strevens -- Early Life: Family, Youth, and Education / Anthony R Birley -- Marcus' Life as Emperor / Anthony R Birley -- The Relation of Politics and Philosophy under Marcus Aurelius / Lukas de Blois -- Marcus the Emperor. Administration and Jurisdiction in Rome and in the Provinces / Werner Eck -- Religion in the Age of Marcus Aurelius / Mark J Edwards -- The Wars and Revolts / Anthony R Birley -- The Roman Empire after His Death / Olivier Hekster -- Material Forms of Self-Representation. The Column of Marcus Aurelius / Martin Beckmann -- The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius / Peter Stewart -- Coins / Susanne B̲rner -- The Portraits / Dietrich Boschung -- The Reliefs / Dietrich Boschung -- Marcus the Philosopher. The Form and Structure of the / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat* -- The Style of the / Angelo Giavatto -- Aspects of Orality in (the Text of) the / Michael Erler -- The as a (Philosophical) Autobiography / Irmgard M̃nnlein-Robert -- Marcus and Previous Stoic Literature / Christopher Gill -- Marcus Aurelius on Physics / David Sedley -- Logic and the / Angelo Giavatto -- Ethics / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat* -- Social Ethics and Politics / Gretchen Reydams-Schils* -- The and the Ancient Art of Living / John Sellars -- The Self in the / Anthony A Long -- Reception. The Reception of the Philosopher-King in Antiquity and the Medieval Age / Julia Bruch, Katrin Herrmann -- The Sanctification of Marcus Aurelius / Amy Richlin* -- Marcus Aurelius and Neostoicism in Early Modern Philosophy / Jill Kraye -- Marcus Aurelius in Contemporary Philosophy / John Sellars -- Index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. First collection of its kind to commission new stateoftheart scholarship on Marcus Aurelius Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius, including source material, biographical information, and writings Contributions from an international cast of top Aurelius scholars Addresses evolving aspects of the reception of the Meditations

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