marcus aurelius antoninus

Antoninus

[an-tuh-nahy-nuhs]
noun
Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius.
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Heliogabalus

[hee-lee-uh-gab-uh-luhs]
noun
(Varius Avitus Bassianus"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus") a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.
Also, Elagabalus.

Marcus Aurelius

[aw-ree-lee-uhs, aw-reel-yuhs]
noun
(Marcus Annius Verus) a.d. 121–180, Stoic philosopher and writer: emperor of Rome 161–180.
Also called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus [an-tuh-nahy-nuhs] .
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Antoninus (ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs)
 
n
See Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Heliogabalus or Elagabalus (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈɡæbələs)
 
n
original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204--222 ad, Roman emperor (218--222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance
 
Elagabalus or Elagabalus
 
n

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (ˈmɑːkəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs ˌæntəˈnaɪnəs)
 
n
original name Marcus Annius Verus. 121--180 ad, Roman emperor (161--180) noted particularly for his Meditations, propounding his stoic view of life

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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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