- Lucius Ae·li·us Aurelius [ee-lee-uh s] /ˈi li əs/, a.d. 161–192, Roman emperor 180–192; son and successor of Marcus Aurelius.
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What survives of the 111 in the 111th will soon face down the new Commodus on Pennsylvania Avenue.Whose Heads Will Roll on Nov. 5?
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He asks, "Has there been a live hippopotamus in Europe since the reign of Commodus?"
If the "Beautiful" had been the "Good," Commodus must have been one of the best of men.Character
But every sentiment of virtue and humanity was extinct in the mind of Commodus.
As may be imagined, in these contests Commodus was uniformly successful.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)
In 172 Commodus shared with his father the title of Germanicus.English Conferences of Ernest Renan
- Lucius Aelius Aurelius (ˈluːsɪəs ˈiːlɪəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs), son of Marcus Aurelius. 161–192 ad, Roman emperor (180–192), noted for his tyrannical reign
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