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Marcus Aurelius — (161-80 AD)

162-6 Parthian Wars of L. Verus
165-7- Plague spreads through the Roman Empire
168-75 German Wars of Marcus
Apuleius (Latin writer) and Galen (doctor) active
165 - Justin (Christian apologist) martyred
174-80- Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

Commodus — (180-92 AD)

193- With the murder of Commodus four Emperors contend for power
193- Column of Marcus Aurelius completed

Tacitus was the historian of the times

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The Oxford History of the Classical World
The Picture History of Painting
Greek and Roman Sport

The Birth of Western Civiliazation

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