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Meditations | Glossary


catorthoseis: (n) Greek term meaning the implementation of right actions based upon reason that follows a logical alignment

daimon: (n) Greek word for the little voice of conscience dwelling in each person and in concord with ultimate reality

gladius: (n) Latin word for a short, double-bladed sword used by the Roman military, and in gladiator combat in the arenas

gravitas: (n) Latin word meaning serious intent; not frivolous or imaginative, but practical and focused on duty

pater familias: (n) Latin word for a collection of forefathers and ancestors recognized by a Roman citizen. The pater familias were often represented by marble busts.

patrician: (n) member of an aristocratic Roman family

pietas: (n) Latin word for an attitude of reverence and respect toward the gods and forefathers of a Roman citizen

Providence: (n) Aurelius's term for a divine presence

sphere: (n) a round object

transcience: (n) the state of being transient, or short-lived

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