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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor and Stoic Philosopher #52ancestors

The great, great grandfather of Constantine the Great and the nephew of Faustina the first.

Marcus Aurelius (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus April 26, 121 CE. – March 17, 180 CE.), was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 CE. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors", and is also considered one of the most important members of the Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire; Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, but the threat of the Germanic tribes began to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately.
Marcus Aurelius' Stoic tome Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration.

Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor is my 51st great grandfather.
You 
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your mother →  Pvt. Garnett Hancock, WWII Veteran 
her father →  Ida Mae Hancock 
his mother →  Robert Lee Linville 
her father →  Moses Linville, Jr. 
his father →  Hannah Scarlett Linville 
his mother →  Elizabeth Margaret Morgan 
her mother →  John Jarman 
her father →  Arthur Jarman 
his father →  John Jarman 
his father → Thomas Jarman 
his father →  Gwen Jarmen 
his mother →  Catherine Mostyn 
her mother →  Peter Mostyn, MP 
her father →  Catherine Salusbury 
his mother → Sir Thomas Salusbury 
her father →  Thomas Salusbury 
his father →  Henry Salusbury 
his father →  Ralph Salusbury 
his father →  Wiiliam Salusbury 
his father → Henry Ddu Salusbury 
his father →  John Salusbury 
his father →  thomas salusbury 
his father →  alexander salusbury 
his father →  adam salusbury 
his father → heinrich von salzburg 
his father →  eberhard von salzburg 
his father →  Hartwig av Bayern 
his father →  Hartwig I von Isengau, Pfalzgraf von Bayern 
his father → Aribo II von Traungau 
his father →  Ottokar I, Count in Carinthia, I, Of Carinthia 
his father →  Aubert Graf von Bayern 
his father →  ... of Bavaria 
his mother → Tassilo II, duke of Bavaria 
her father →  Folchaide von Salzburg 
his mother →  Théodrata (Théodora) de Sancy, Heiress of Sancy 
her mother →  Walderade de Sancy 
her mother →  Antonia 
her mother →  Italica 
her mother →  Iohannus 
her father →  Anastasius , Roman Consul 
his father →  Flavius Probus 
his father →  Flavius Paulus 
his father → Anastasia Constantina 
his mother →  Clearchus 
her father →  Gallus 
his father →  Anastasia 
his mother →  Flavia Constantia Augusta 
her mother → Constantine I "the Great", Roman Emperor 
her father →  Constantius I Chlorus, Roman Emperor 
his father →  Claudia Crispina 
his mother → Commodus, Roman Emperor 
her father →  Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 
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