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Marcus Aurelius

[aw-ree-lee-uh s, aw-reel-yuh s] /ɔˈri li əs, ɔˈril yəs/
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(Marcus Annius Verus) a.d. 121–180, Stoic philosopher and writer: emperor of Rome 161–180.
Also called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
[an-tuh-nahy-nuh s] /ˌæn təˈnaɪ nəs/ (Show IPA)
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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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