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.

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

Definition for marcus aurelius (2 of 2)

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

noun

Marcus. Marcus Aurelius.
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British Dictionary definitions for marcus aurelius

Aurelius
/ (ɔːˈriːlɪəs) /

noun

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Cultural definitions for marcus aurelius

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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