• Martin Hammond's translation of Marcus Aurelius' <i>Meditations</i>, like his <i>Iliad</i> and <i>Odyssey</i>, is the work of an unusually gifted translator, and one who understands the value added by careful attention to supplementary material. He writes natural English, direct and often eloquent; the text is well supported by effective notes and a characteristically thorough and well-planned index; Diskin Clay supplies a useful introduction. This is a fine volume

    Greece & Rome Journal