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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius

The Meditations of Marcus Aureliu...

by Marcus Aurelius

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Marcus Aurelius ruled the Roman empire from AD 161-180. He wrote the 12 books of the Meditations as a source for his own guidance and self-im...

Unabridged: 5 hr 10 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 07/18/2019
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In Praise of Shadows, Junichir? Tanizaki

In Praise of Shadows

by Junichir? Tanizaki

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‘Were it not for shadows there would be no beauty.’ In Praise of Shadows is an eloquent tribute to the austere beauty of traditio...

Unabridged: 1 hr 28 min
Narrator: David Rintoul
Published: 12/08/2017
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Essays 1: Of Providence, Seneca

Essays 1: Of Providence

by Seneca

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The first book in the essays of Seneca deals with good and evil. The dialogue is opened by Lucilius complaining with his friend Seneca that a...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 08/13/2019
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Essays 7: Of a Happy Life, Seneca

Essays 7: Of a Happy Life

by Seneca

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Of a Happy Life is an essay written by Seneca around the year 58 AD. It was intended for his older brother Gallio, to whom Seneca also dedica...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 08/21/2019
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Essays Book 9: Of Tranquillity of Mind, Seneca

Essays Book 9: Of Tranquillity of...

by Seneca

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The ninth essay from Lucius Annaeus Seneca. The work opens with Serenus asking Seneca for counsel, and this request for help takes the form o...

Unabridged: 1 hr 29 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 08/27/2019
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Essays 10: On the Shortness of Life, Seneca

Essays 10: On the Shortness of Li...

by Seneca

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On the Shortness of Life was written by Seneca around the year 49AD. He argues that we waste so much time because we do not properly value it...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 09/04/2019
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Essays 6: Of Consolation to Marcia, Seneca

Essays 6: Of Consolation to Marci...

by Seneca

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Marcia actively mourned the death of her son Metilius for over three years. In Of Consolation to Marcia, Seneca attempts to convince her that...

Unabridged: 1 hr 37 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 10/09/2019
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The Enchiridion of Epictetus, Arrian

The Enchiridion of Epictetus

by Arrian

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The Enchiridion or Handbook of Epictetus is a short manual of Stoic ethical advice compiled by Arrian, a 2nd-century disciple of the Greek ph...

Unabridged: 54 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 10/17/2019
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Essays 8: Of Leisure, Seneca

Essays 8: Of Leisure

by Seneca

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Of Leisure only survives in a fragmentary state. The work concerns the rational use of spare time, whereby one can still actively aid humanki...

Unabridged: 22 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 10/17/2019
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A Summary of the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Robin Homer

A Summary of the Meditations of M...

by Robin Homer

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This is a summary of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. Meditations is essentially a scrapbook of thoughts written over a 19-year period, it...

Unabridged: 33 min
Narrator: Robin Homer
Published: 11/04/2019
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