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

Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  937.07092 MARC/ COMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 560 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Main Sources -- 1.Cassius Dio and the Historia Augusta / Anthony R. Birley -- 2.Archaeological Evidence of the Marcomannic Wars of Marcus Aurelius (AD 166--80) / Thomas Fischer -- 3.The Meditations / Matteo Ceporina -- 4.Marcus Aurelius' Letters / Pascale Fleury -- 5.Epigraphic Records / Peter Kovacs -- pt. II Biography and Background -- 6.The Political State of the Roman Empire / Werner Eck -- 7.Cultural and Intellectual Background and Development / Leofranc Holford-Strevens -- 8.Early Life: Family, Youth, and Education / Anthony R. Birley -- 9.Marcus' Life as Emperor / Anthony R. Birley -- 10.The Relation of Politics and Philosophy under Marcus Aurelius / Lukas de Blois -- pt. III Marcus the Emperor -- 11.Administration and Jurisdiction in Rome and in the Provinces / Werner Eck -- 12.Religion in the Age of Marcus Aurelius / Mark J. Edwards -- 13.The Wars and Revolts / Anthony R. Birley --
Contents note continued: 14.The Roman Empire after His Death / Olivier Hekster -- pt. IV Material Forms of Self-Representation -- 15.The Column of Marcus Aurelius / Martin Beckmann -- 16.The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius / Peter Stewart -- 17.Coins / Susanne Borner -- 18.The Portraits: A Short Introduction / Dietrich Boschung -- 19.The Reliefs: Representation of Marcus Aurelius' Deeds / Dietrich Boschung -- pt. V Marcus the Philosopher -- 20.The Form and Structure of the Meditations / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat -- 21.The Style of the Meditations / Angelo Giavatto -- 22.Aspects of Orality in (the Text of) the Meditations / Michael Erler -- 23.The Meditations as a (Philosophical) Autobiography / Irmgard Mannlein-Robert -- 24.Marcus and Previous Stoic Literature / Christopher Gill -- 25.Marcus Aurelius on Physics / David Sedley -- 26.Logic and the Meditations / Angelo Giavatto -- 27.Ethics / Jean-Baptiste Gourinat -- 28.Social Ethics and Politics / Gretchen Reydams-Schils --
Contents note continued: 29.The Meditations and the Ancient Art of Living / John Sellars -- 30.The Self in the Meditations / Anthony A. Long -- pt. VI Reception -- 31.The Reception of the Philosopher-King in Antiquity and the Medieval Age / Katrin Herrmann -- 32.The Sanctification of Marcus Aurelius / Amy Richlin -- 33.Marcus Aurelius and Neostoicism in Early Modern Philosophy / Jill Kraye -- 34.Marcus Aurelius in Contemporary Philosophy / John Sellars.
Other author Ackeren, Marcel van.
Subject Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180.
Emperors -- Rome -- Biography.
Rome -- History -- Marcus Aurelius, 161-180.
ISBN 9781405192859 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405192852 (hardcover : alk. paper)