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The Stoic Emperor

This weekend I’ve done something I haven’t done in quite a while but plan to start doing more often. I read a book. More specifically, I read a book on written by today’s subject, Roman Emperor and Stoic philosopher, Marcus Aurelius.

Marcus Aurelius was born April 26, 121 CE in Rome. He became the co-emperor of Rome, along with his brother Verus in 161 CE. He ruled until his death on March 17, 180 CE. He is remembered as a great intellectual and one of the most well respected Roman emperors of all time. Continue reading The Stoic Emperor