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  1. Marcus Annius Verus ( c. 50 – 138 AD) was the paternal grandfather and adoptive father of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, and father-in-law of emperor Antoninus Pius . Biography. Verus was the son of an elder Marcus Annius Verus, who gained the rank of senator and praetor.

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    • Roman
    • 138
    • Rupilia Faustina
  2. Life. He was the son of Roman senator Marcus Annius Verus and noblewoman Rupilia Faustina. His brother was the consul Marcus Annius Libo and his sister was Faustina the Elder, wife of Antoninus Pius. He married Domitia Lucilla, the heiress of a wealthy family which owned a tile factory.

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  4. Jan 31, 2019 · Marcus Aurelius (r. A.D. 161-180) was a Stoic philosopher and one of the five good Roman emperors (r. A.D. 161-180). He was born on April 26, A.D. 121, according to DIR Marcus Aurelius, or perhaps April 6 or 21. He died on March 17, 180. His Stoic philosophical writings are known as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, which were written in Greek.

  5. Apr 16, 2014 · Deciphering the facts from fiction has been a cause for much study and debate for many of the ancient emperors. Although there have been found several manuscripts of his story that are largely reliable. Aurelius was born as M Annius Verus April 26….

  6. Jan 9, 2018 · Biography. Marcus Annius Verus was 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 (modern Espejo) near Corduba (modern Córdoba) in Spain.

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    • Rupilla (Faustina) Verus
  7. Jul 9, 2020 · Marcus Annius Verus (AD 121 – AD 180) His paternal great-grandfather, Annius Verus from Uccubi (near Corduba) in Baetica, had brought the family, wealthy through the production of olive oil, to prominence by gaining the rank of senator and praetor.

  8. Marcus Aurelius, known as the philosopher-king, demonstrated a rare blend of military prowess, administrative skill, and deep philosophical thought during his time on the throne. As Emperor, he navigated the vast Roman Empire through times of strife and plague, all the while penning thoughts that would resonate through millennia.

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