Day: April 26, 2021

  • The Big One-Nine-Oh-Oh

    Marcus Annius Verus was born on ante diem V kalendas Maias (‘the fifth day before the start of May’) in the year DCCCLXXV ab urbe condita (‘875 years after the founding of Rome’) in Hispania Baetica near Corduba. The boy came to be called Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (or just ‘Marcus Aurelius’ to…