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Antoninus Pius (; born 19 September 86AD – died 7 March 161AD ), also known as Antoninus, was Roman Emperor from 138AD to 161AD.
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Scholars place Antoninus Pius as the leading candidate for fulfilling the role as a friend of Rabbi Judah the Prince.
He had a close friendship with " Antoninus ", possibly Antoninus Pius, who would consult Rabbi Judah on various worldly and spiritual matters.
Antoninus in many ways was the ideal of the landed gentleman praised not only by ancient Romans, but also by later scholars of classical history, such as Edward Gibbon or the author of the article on Antoninus Pius in the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica:
The family of Antoninus Pius and Faustina the Elder also represents one of the few periods in ancient Roman history where the position of Emperor passed smoothly from father to son.
* Historia Augusta, The Life of Antoninus Pius, English version of Historia Augusta Note that the Historia Augusta includes pseudohistorical elements.
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Pausanias (; Ancient Greek: Pausanías ) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century AD, who lived in the times of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius.
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Also according to the Augustan History, his wife was a Roman woman called Fabia Orestilla, born circa 165, who the Augustan History claims was a descendant of Roman Emperors Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius through her father Fulvus Antoninus.
Christian Settipani gives as her parents Marcus Annius Severus, who was a Suffect Consul, and wife Silvana, born circa 140, daughter of Lucius Plautius Lamia Silvanus and wife Aurelia Fadilla, daughter of Antoninus Pius and wife Annia Galeria Faustina or Faustina the Elder.
According to the notoriously unreliable Historia Augusta, his mother was a Roman woman called Fabia Orestilla, born circa 165, who the Augustan History claims was a descendant of Roman Emperors Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius through her father Fulvus Antoninus.
Diadumenian was born on the 14th of September 208 or, according to Historia Augusta, on the 19th of September because he shared the same birthday with the Emperor Antoninus Pius.
He was born Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, but his name was changed and added Antoninus to solidify connection to the family of Marcus Aurelius as done by Caracalla.
Denarius of Faustina IAnnia Galeria Faustina, more familiarly referred to as Faustina I ( Latin: Faustina Major ; born on September 21, in about 100 ; died in October or November of 140 ), was a Roman Empress and wife of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius.
Bernardo was born in France or Navarre, and devoted himself to the reconstruction of the original cathedral built over the crypt of the local Saint Antolín ( Antoninus of Pamiers ), the patron saint of Palencia, who is venerated here alone, with his Ferias, a moveable feast in September.
It possessed many other temples, repaired by Antoninus Pius, who was born close by, as was also Commodus.
* Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, born Marcus Annius Verus, nephew of Antoninus Pius, and emperor from AD 161 to 180.
Antoninus was born on 1 March 1389 in the city of Florence, then capital of an independent Republic, to Niccolò and Tomasina Pierozzi, prominent citizens of the city, Niccolò being a notary.
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After the longest reign since Augustus ( surpassing Tiberius by a couple of months ), Antoninus died of fever at Lorium in Etruria, about twelve miles ( 19 km ) from Rome, on 7 March 161, giving the keynote to his life in the last word that he uttered when the tribune of the night-watch came to ask the password —" aequanimitas " ( equanimity ).
After Aelius ' death, Hadrian adopted Antoninus Pius ( September 19, 86 – March 7, 161 ) on the condition that Antoninus Pius adopt the younger Lucius Verus ( properly called Lucius Ceionius Commodus the Younger ; he did not take the cognomen Verus until his accession after the death of Pius ) and Hadrian's great-nephew by marriage, Marcus Aurelius ( April 26, 121 – March 17, 180 ).
Venice, 1652, 59 ) and by Antoninus of Florence ( Chronica, III, 19, xiii, 1 ), the latter, however, does not say ( as the local legend claims ) that the priest doubted the Real Presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist, but, merely that a few drops from the chalice fell upon the corporal.
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Thus, most knowledge of Roman Britain has derived from archaeological investigations, and the epigraphic evidence lauding the Britannic achievements of an Emperor of Rome, such as Hadrian ( r. 117 – 38 ) and Antoninus Pius ( r. 138 – 61 ), whose walls demarcated the northern borders of Roman Britain.
* February 25 – Emperor Hadrian makes Antoninus Pius his successor, on condition that he adopts Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
* March 7 – Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by Marcus Aurelius who shares imperial power with Lucius Verus, although Marcus retains the title Pontifex Maximus.
Her father's Roman name was Julius Aurelius Zenobius, with the gentilicium Aurelius showing that his paternal ancestors received Roman citizenship under either Antoninus Pius ( reigned 138 – 161 ), Marcus Aurelius ( reigned 161 – 180 ) or Commodus ( reigned 180 – 192 ).
Eusebius ( Church History iv. 7 ; iv. 14 ) places the beginning of his pontificate in the twelfth year of the reign of Emperor Hadrian ( 128 – 129 ) and gives the date of his death as being in the first year of the reign of Antoninus Pius ( 138 – 139 ).
* Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus ( 121 – 180 AD, stoic philosopher, Emperor in Latin, essayist in ancient Greek, role model of the last generation of classicists ( Cruttwell )
Well-known people who have lived in and around Selma include 19th-century inventors Frank Dusy, Abijah McCall and William Deidrick ; the poets William Everson ( Brother Antoninus, 1912 – 94 ) and Larry Levis ( 1946 – 96 ); William R. Shockley ( 1918 – 1945, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor in World War II ; author-historian Victor Davis Hanson ( 1953-); and Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox ( 1941-).