Memoirs of HadrianAnd Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian
The Emperor Hadrian writes a valedictory letter to Marcus Aurelius, his future successor. The Emperor meditates on his past, describing his accession, military triumphs, love of poetry and music, and the philosophy that informed his powerful and far-flung rule. This work recreates the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world.
|196 × 128 × 17 mm