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By extension the term diary is also used to mean a printed publication of a written diary; and may also refer to other terms of journal including electronic formats (e.g. The oldest extant diaries come from Middle Eastern and East Asian cultures, although the even earlier work To Myself (Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν), today known as the Meditations, written in Greek by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the second half of the 2nd century AD, already displays many characteristics of a diary.
Today the term is generally employed for personal diaries, normally intended to remain private or to have a limited circulation amongst friends or relatives.
The word "journal" may be sometimes used for "diary," but generally a diary has (or intends to have) daily entries, whereas journal-writing can be less frequent.
A diary is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period.
A personal diary may include a person's experiences, and/or thoughts or feelings, including comments on current events outside the writer's direct experience. Diaries undertaken for institutional purposes play a role in many aspects of human civilization, including government records (e.g. In British English, the word may also denote a preprinted journal format.