Marcus Aurelius antoninus.
M. Antoninus was born at Rome, A.D. 121, on the 26th
of April. His father, Annius Verus, died while
he was praetor. His mother was Domitia Calvilla,
The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180) was a convinced Stoic philosopher, and at his accession there was widespread rejoicing that at last Plato's dream of a philosopher-king had become...