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Marcus Aurelius

(121—180) Roman emperor 161–80


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(121–80),

Roman emperor 161–80. The adopted successor of Antoninus Pius, he was occupied for much of his reign with wars against invading Germanic tribes. His Meditations, a collection of aphorisms and reflections, are evidence of his philosophical nature.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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