A companion to Marcus Aurelius

edited by Marcel van Ackeren

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 state-of-the-art 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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  • Preface Notes on Contributors Abbreviations The Study of Marcus Aurelius. Introduction Marcel van Ackeren Part 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 166-180) Thomas Fischer 3. The Meditations Matteo Ceporina 4. Marcus Aurelius' Letters Pascale Fleury 5. Epigraphic records Peter Kovacs Part 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 Part 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 14. The Roman Empire after his Death Olivier Hekster Part 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. The Representation of Marcus Aurelius' Deeds Dietrich Boschung Part 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 an (Philosophical) Autobiography Imgard 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 29. The Meditations and the Ancient Art of Living John Sellars 30. The Self in the Meditations Anthony A. Long Part VI. Reception 31. Marcus Aurelius as Philosopher-King and Good Emperor, Good Politician (Antiquity, Medieval Age) Julia Bruch / 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

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書名 A companion to Marcus Aurelius
著作者等 Ackeren, Marcel van
シリーズ名 Blackwell companions to the ancient world
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell
刊行年月 2012
ページ数 xviii, 560 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 9781405192859
NCID BB09240070
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス