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Marcus Annius Verus


Emperor of Rome; nephew, son-in-law, and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (born: 121 AD – died: 180 AD)


person noun (people)

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Princeton WordNet

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Marcus Aurelius [emperor of Rome] | Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus | Marcus Annius Verus [original name (until 161 ce)]
(Born: April 26, 121 ce, Rome – Died: March 17, 180, Vindobona [Vienna], or Sirmium, Pannonia)

Roman emperor, best known for his Meditations on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius has symbolized for many generations in the West the Golden Age of ... (24 of 680 words, 4 images)



Marcus Annius Verus
(Born: – Died: 138)

a Roman man who lived in the 1st and 2nd century. He was the son of an elder Marcus Annius Verus, who gained the rank of senator and praetor. His family originated from Uccibi near Corduba in Spain. The family came to prominence and became wealthy... (46 of 507 words)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

Marcus Aurelius | Marcus Aelius Aurelius Antoninus | Antoninus, Marcus Aurelius | Marcus Verus | Aurelius, Marcus | Verus, Marcus | Marcus Annius Verus | Marcus Aurelius Antoninus | Verus, Marcus Annius
(Born: 121 – Died: 180)

Roman emperor, named originally Marcus Annius Verus. He was a nephew of Faustina, the wife of Antoninus Pius, who adopted him. Marcus married ... (23 of 211 words, pronunciation)


Collins Dictionary:

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus | Marcus Annius Verus [originally, synonym]
(Born: 121 – Died: 180 AD)

Roman emperor (161-180) noted particularly for his "Meditations", propounding his stoic view of life (14 of 200 words, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

Marcus Aurelius | Antoninus, Marcus Aurelius | Marcus Verus | Aurelius, Marcus | Verus, Marcus | Marcus Annius Verus | Marcus Aurelius Antoninus | Marcus Aelius Aurelius Antoninus | Verus, Marcus Annius
(Born: 121 AD – Died: 180 AD)

Stoic philosopher and writer: emperor of Rome 161-180. (8 of 28 words, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

Marcus Aurelius | Aurelius, Marcus | Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus

(121-180) , Roman emperor 161-180. He was occupied for much of his reign with wars against invading Germanic tribes. His Meditations, a collection of ... (24 of 61 words, pronunciation)



Marcus Aurelius Antoninus | Antoninus | nephew, son-in-law, and adopted son of Antoninus Pius
(Born: 121 AD – Died: 180)

Roman emperor (161-180) and Stoic philosopher (6 of 28 words, pronunciations)


American Heritage Dictionary:

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
(Born: 121 – Died: 180)

Philosopher and emperor of Rome (161-180). His philosophical autobiography "Meditations" is a classic work of stoicism. (16 of 24 words, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

Caracalla | Marcus Aurelius Antoninus [originally]
(Born: 188 – Died: 217)

Roman emperor (211-217) (3 of 11 words, pronunciation)




A male given name; of mostly historical use in the Anglo-Saxon world. (12 of 29 words, 1 usage example)


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