New PDF release: A Companion to Marcus Aurelius

By Marcel van Ackeren

ISBN-10: 1405192852

ISBN-13: 9781405192859

A better half to Marcus Aurelius provides the 1st entire number of essays to discover all crucial aspects in terms of modern Marcus Aurelius studies.• First number of its sort to fee new cutting-edge scholarship on Marcus Aurelius• Features readings that disguise all facets of Marcus Aurelius, together with resource fabric, biographical details, and writings• Contributions from a world solid of most sensible Aurelius scholars• Addresses evolving facets of the reception of the Meditations

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In addition to the Marcus and Verus there is relevant information on Marcus’ early life in the Hadrian and Pius, which are, fortunately, almost free of fiction, even if the former is muddled and repetitive in places. Further, there are useful items relevant to Marcus’ reign in the vitae of Commodus, Pertinax, Didius Julianus, and Severus. 3ff. 5 readers are referred for more detail to Maximus’ ‘second book on the Life of Marcus’ fiction treatment of Cassius’ family and their fate under Commodus fiction There are dozens of personal names in both the first part of the Marcus and the Verus (discussed by Pflaum (1970) and (1976)), but the second part of the former has very few.

2–9, deals with the northern wars but with no hint of chronological order. 11. 2 allows one to assign to the Nones of July 175, as well as his designation to the consulship, which was to be held in AD 177. 3 deals mainly with legal measures from the reign. 4, in only 15 words in the Latin, ‘by his prayers he summoned a thunderbolt from heaven against a military device of the enemy and obtained rain for his men when they were suffering from thirst’, in other words the Lightning and Rain Miracles.

In his summary of Dio’s Book 69, Xiphilinus had reported how Hadrian caused Antoninus, since the latter had no sons, to adopt both Lucius Commodus’ son Commodus [who was renamed Lucius Verus on becoming emperor], and, in addition to him, Marcus Annius Verus, a grandson of Annius Verus, three times consul and city prefect. And while he was ordering Antoninus to adopt both, he preferred Verus on account of his kinship and his age and because he was already showing his very great strength of character, for which reason Hadrian used to call him ‘Verissimus’ [‘truest’], playing on the meaning of his name in Latin.

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