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Moreover, by praising magnificence, Antoninus and other preachers spurred the patronage of art and provided a rationale for it.
Interacting with the writings of Thomas Aquinas--and, through him, Aristotle and Cicero--and Seneca, Antoninus made an important intervention on the topic of lavish spending, which would have been particularly relevant to citizens engaged in building sumptuous palazzi.
The statues belong to several Roman emperors, including Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus and Hadrian.
00 Brighton Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was Roman Emperor from 161AD to his death, aged 58, in 180AD.
Which actor played the part of Victor Meldrew Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Three; 2 Three thousand metres; 3 Trafalgar Square; 4 Richard Wilson; 5 Antoninus Pius; 6 Mass production and sale of pharmaceuticals; 7 Marco Pierre White; 8 Jamboree; 9 He was still an amateur; 10 Sir Michael Tippett.
Aelius Caesar died only two years later in 138 and Hadrian quickly adopted another son, Aurelius Antoninus, a respected Roman senator in his early 50s, whose wife was Marcus'aunt.
The best known figure from the city was Opramoas who lived in the period of Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.
Antoninus Pius, I, Historisch-politische Darstellung, Prag, 1936; II, Romische Reichsbeamten und Offiziere unter A.
Emperor Antoninus Pius ordered its construction to halt the advance of Caledonian tribes.
IN 142 AD, Emperor Antoninus Pius built a wall to keep marauding Caledonian tribes out of the civilised Roman world.
Moving to Rome, he ran a Christian mission throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius (138-161), numbering the future theologian Tatian among his pupils, maintaining links with ordinary Romans by living above a public bath house.
A celebrated Dominican preacher, an important diplomat at the Council of Constance, a founder of the Corpus Domini convent in Venice, and a friend to Coluccio Salutati and Francesco Datini as well as a mentor to Archbishop Antoninus of Florence, he was intimately involved in the political and religious affairs of early Renaissance Italy.
The star of the show is the carved marble portrait head of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, adopted son of the emperor Hadrian, a rather nice, slightly introverted, man according to ancient reports, steeped in Greek philosophy and culture more than the arts of war.
In the second century, Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius made a gigantic leap forward in criminal law when he ordered that defendants were to be assumed innocent until proven guilty.
Part One, "The Emperors," examines the reigns of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180), and his short-lived colleague, Lucius Verus (AD 161-169), as well as Commodus (AD 180-192).