Marcus Aurelius Antoninus


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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

original name Marcus Annius Verus. 121--180 ad, Roman emperor (161--180) noted particularly for his Meditations, propounding his stoic view of life
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He names Marcus Aurelius Antoninus as the author, indicating that it deals with the conduct of the emperor's own life, but he gives no title.
full name Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, 121 - 180) Roman emperor (161 - 80) and Stoic philosopher.
While enjoying Bradley Schaefer's "Meteors That Changed the World" (December issue, page 68), I was appalled to see his identification of Elagabalus, the debauched young meteorite worshiper who became a Roman emperor, with the emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus famous for his Meditations and justly known as "the noblest Roman of them all.