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/.

Definition for marcus aurelius antoninus (2 of 3)

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.

Definition for marcus aurelius antoninus (3 of 3)

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 (1 of 3)

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

British Dictionary definitions for marcus aurelius antoninus (2 of 3)

Antoninus

/ (ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs) /

noun

British Dictionary definitions for marcus aurelius antoninus (3 of 3)

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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