Also involved are the Acta of the two saints, also known as the Acts of Pastor and Timothy, a legendary text probably arising in the fifth or sixth century and placed in the third generation under Antoninus Pius
(138-161); the Pastor of the title is possibly meant to be the author of the Shepherd of Hermas, dated to this period by reference in the Muratorian Canon.
During the Roman Empire's first 200 years, this tradition was common, with Tiberius, Caligula, Nero, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius
and Lucius Verus all becoming Emperor through adoption.
The wall was erected around 142 by order of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
, took 12 years to complete and stretches over 39 miles across the Central Belt of Scotland - and it's located about 50 yards from where I went to high school.
The most effective method was adoption: Nerva adopted Trajan, who adopted Hadrian, who adopted Antoninus Pius
, who adopted Marcus Aurelius, who, unluckily, produced a son and heir, the terrible Commodus.
Augustus was also the last of the 'Five Good Emperors' - the others were Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian and Antoninus Pius
. He was known as a deep thinker and his literary work Meditations, written in Greek, is still revered among stoic philosophy scholars.
had Marcus move to the imperial palace on the Palatine Hill and gradually began to involve him in the fearsome task of running an empire of about 3.5 million square miles with some 20 per cent of the population of the world.
The best known figure from the city was Opramoas who lived in the period of Antoninus Pius
The wall, which was completed in 142 AD, takes its name from Emperor Antoninus Pius
IN 142 AD, Emperor Antoninus Pius
built a wall to keep marauding Caledonian tribes out of the civilised Roman world.
She first appeared on coins in Roman times, with her first appearance on a bronze sestertius struck in Rome for Emperor Antoninus Pius
, who ruled from AD138-161.
The bequests that Memmius allocated to save the gymnasium at Beroia may not have been intended by their donors to be spent on something else; but, in a case recorded by the jurist Valens under Hadrian or Antoninus Pius
, the Senate ruled that money left to a community for a venatio and spectacula was not be used for that purpose, requiring it instead to be spent on public works (Dig.