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The meditations.

Marcus Aurelius

The meditations.

by Marcus Aurelius

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated, with an introd., by G.M.A. Grube.
SeriesThe Library of liberal arts,, 173
ContributionsGrube, G. M. A. tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB580 .G77
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5881196M
LC Control Number63012205
OCLC/WorldCa575311

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