Marcus Aurelius


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Mar′cus Au•re′li•us

(ɔˈri li əs, ɔˈril yəs)

n.
A.D. 121–180, Stoic philosopher: emperor of Rome 161–180. Also called Mar′cus Aure′lius An•to•ni′nus (ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs)
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Noun1.Marcus Aurelius - Emperor of RomeMarcus Aurelius - Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180)
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Once only he gave Norine a sorrowful, heartrending look; then, from lips already cold, breathed that one word, 'Theodore!' Marcus Aurelius used to say: 'A man should leave the world as a ripe olive falls from the tree that bore it, and with a kiss for the earth that nourished it.' Well!
A syndicate of Galahad, Parsifal, and Marcus Aurelius might have done it, but to an ordinary erring man, conscious of things done which should not have been done, and other things equally numerous left undone, he was too oppressive.
Galahad, Parsifal, and Marcus Aurelius, as I say, might have remained tranquil in his presence, but Robert Ferguson found the contract too large.
Made me stop up all night with him, reading Marcus Aurelius! And the steam-heat turned off at twelve-thirty!
No less noteworthy than 'John Inglesant,' and better constructed, this latter is placed in the reign of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, but its atmosphere is only in part historically authentic.
The statue is incomparable, the finest of all mounted figures, unless that of Marcus Aurelius, who rides benignant before the Roman Capitol, be finer: but I was not thinking of that; I only found myself staring at the triumphant captain as if he had an oracle on his lips.
Galenus, father of surgery, and physician to Marcus Aurelius, knew of the bean and some Greek herbalists used it to treat chronic constipation, epilepsy and cholera, with varied results.
Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor and stoic philosopher, established the first ever recorded endowment for the major schools of philosophy in Athens circa 176AD.Lastly, lecturers and students should draft quality proposals for research that can attract grants from private donors.
217: Roman emperor Caracalla (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus) was assassinated.
His sections cover the invasion of Britain, the conquest of lowland Britain, the conquest of upland Britain, retreat and consolidation, Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall, Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, Septimus Severus, soldier and civilian, government and administrators, economy and society, gods and men, the third century, and the fourth century.
It is worth mentioning that two exceptional discoveries were revealed on Sunday, April 22; the discovery of a marble head of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Aswan and an Osirian temple in Luxor.
DJ Marcus Aurelius credits the Urban Nomad founder for the success and experience of the festival.