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Marcus Aurelius

[aw-ree-lee-uh s, aw-reel-yuh s] /ɔˈri li əs, ɔˈril yəs/
noun
1.
(Marcus Annius Verus) a.d. 121–180, Stoic philosopher and writer: emperor of Rome 161–180.
Also called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
[an-tuh-nahy-nuh s] /ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs/ (Show IPA)
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Heliogabalus

[hee-lee-uh-gab-uh-luh s] /ˌhi li əˈgæb ə ləs/
noun
1.
(Varius Avitus Bassianus"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus") a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.
Also, Elagabalus.

Antoninus

[an-tuh-nahy-nuh s] /ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius.
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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

/ˈmɑːkəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs/
noun
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original name Marcus Annius Verus. 121–180 ad, Roman emperor (161–180) noted particularly for his Meditations, propounding his stoic view of life

Antoninus

/ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs/

Heliogabalus

/ˌhiːlɪəʊˈɡæbələs/
noun
1.
original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204–222 ad, Roman emperor (218–222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance
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Marcus Aurelius [(aw-ree-lee-uhs)]

A Stoic philosopher and emperor of Rome in the second century a.d. He is best known for his Meditations, a philosophical autobiography that is a classic work of personal writing and a remarkable exposition on Stoicism.

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