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Portrait of Emperor Marcus Aurelius (r. 161– 180 AD)
Even as a small boy, Marcus Aurelius had been noted for his honesty. The Emperor Hadrian, who ruled from 117 to 138, jokingly called his nephew »verissimus«, and laid on his successor, Antoninus Pius (r. 138– 161), the obligation of adopting…
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