[aw-ree-lee-uh s, aw-reel-yuh s]
- 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/.
- Varius Avitus BassianusMarcus Aurelius Antoninus, a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.
- Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius.
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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
- original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204–222 ad, Roman emperor (218–222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance
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