Marcus Aurelius: The Meditations
Arrian: The Discourses of Epictetus

Arrian: The Enchiridion of Epictetus

The Enchiridion or Manual of Epictetus is a short compilation of the ethical teachings of the 2nd century Stoic philosopher by his pupil, the writer and historian Arrian.

The Enchiridion at, .uk, .fr, .de, .ca.

Free online texts

Internet Archive: The Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion and Fragments, translated by George Long (1890).

Internet Archive: The Discourses and Manual, together with fragments of his writings, translated by P. E. Matheson (1916).

Loebulus. L218 - Discourses, Books 3-4. Fragments. The Encheiridion. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Standard Ebooks: The Enchiridion, translated by Elizabeth Carter. AZW3, EPUB, KEPUB and Advanced EPUB formats.

Perseus: Greek text. English text, translated by George Long.

Wikisource: The Enchiridion. Greek textEnglish text, translated by George Long.

Other Resources

BBC In Our Time: Stoicism - radio discussion with Melvyn Bragg, Angie Hobbs, Jonathan Rée and David Sedley.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: You Can Chain My Leg: Epictetus - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Librivox: The Enchiridion - public domain audiobook.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Wikipedia: Enchiridion of Epictetus.

Further reading

The Discourses of Epictetus - Another, more extended account of his master's teachings by Arrian.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - a self-examination along the stoic lines recommended by Epictetus.

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.



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