Marcus Aurelius: Was He The Greatest Roman Emperor?

Marcus Aurelius is canonized in the historical tradition as perhaps the greatest Roman emperor. But did this golden emperor unwittingly sow the seeds of political chaos?

Nov 5, 2020By Kieren Johns, MA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient History
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By Kieren JohnsMA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient HistoryKieren is a UK based contributing writer currently studying for a PhD in Classics and Ancient History, investigating the representation and authority of the Severan emperors. He is passionate about sharing his interest in the past with as many people as possible. Away from his research, Kieren is also interested in arts, literature, and travel.