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Marcus Aurelius
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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (2010 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420935240
Marcus Aurelius
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The communings with himself of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, emperor of Rome: together with his speeches and sayings (1953 edition)


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Born: April 26, 121

Died: March 17, 180 (aged 58)

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Emperor

Bio: Marcus Aurelius, was Roman Emperor from CE 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire; Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164.

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