Definition of Marcus Annius Verus

1. Noun. Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marcus Annius Verus

Marcian
Marciano
Marcille's triangle
Marcionism
Marco
Marco Polo
Marco Polo's sheep
Marco Polo sheep
Marcomanni
Marcomannic
Marconi
Marconi rig
Marcosian
Marcosians
Marcus
Marcus Annius Verus (current term)
Marcus Antonius
Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Marcus Bains line
Marcus Bains lines
Marcus Cocceius Nerva
Marcus Gunn's sign
Marcus Gunn phenomenon
Marcus Gunn pupil
Marcus Gunn syndrome
Marcus Junius Brutus
Marcus Terentius Varro
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Ulpius Traianus

Literary usage of Marcus Annius Verus

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1. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"His original name was Marcus Annius Verus; but his father having died while he was an infant, he was adopted by his uncle, Aurelius Antoninus (surnamed ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"... son-in-law and successor of Antoninus Pius, born AD 121, ascended the throne in 161, died March 17, 180. His original name was Marcus Annius Verus. ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"His original name was Marcus Annius Verus. On his father's death, he was adopted by his grandfather, who spared no pains to render him preeminent in every ..."

4. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus by Paul Barron Watson (1884)
"... and that upon assuming the toga uirilis he laid aside this name and was known simply as Marcus Annius Verus. Capit., M. Ant. Phil., c. ..."

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