Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

Born: April 26, 0121

Died: March 17, 0180

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Emperor

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (2010 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420935240

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