Memoirs of Hadrian

And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian
by Yourcenar, Marguerite

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Format
Paperback / softback
Pages
288
Publication date
07/12/2000
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
EAN Code
9780141184968

Description

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.

Additional information

Weight 216 g
Dimensions 196 × 128 × 17 mm