Marcus Aurelius

[ aw-ree-lee-uh s, aw-reel-yuh s ]
/ ɔˈri li əs, ɔˈril yəs /

noun

Marcus Annius Verus, a.d. 121–180, Stoic philosopher and writer: emperor of Rome 161–180.

Also called Mar·cus Aure·lius An·to·ni·nus [an-tuh-nahy-nuh s] /ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs/.

Heliogabalus

[ hee-lee-uh-gab-uh-luh s ]
/ ˌhi li əˈgæb ə ləs /

noun

Varius Avitus BassianusMarcus Aurelius Antoninus, a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.

Antoninus

[ an-tuh-nahy-nuh s ]
/ ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs /

noun

Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius.
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British Dictionary definitions for marcus aurelius antoninus

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

/ (ˈmɑːkəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs) /

noun

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) /

noun

Heliogabalus

Elagabalus

/ (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈɡæbələs) /

noun

original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204–222 ad, Roman emperor (218–222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance
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Culture definitions for marcus aurelius antoninus

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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