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  Lucius Verus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Verus was the son of Lucius Aelius Caesar, a man close to emperor Hadrian and his first choice as successor, by his wife Avidia.
Verus' political career started as quaestor in 153 and then as consul in 154, much earlier than the stipulated minimum age for the job (32 years) and without being praetor in between.
Verus was neonetheless opted as co-emperor, an unprecedented event in the Roman Empire.
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 Lucius Aelius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Aelius was adopted by an aging and ailing Hadrian in 136 and named successor to the throne, although he had no military experience; he had served as a senator.
Aelius was the father of Lucius Verus (December 15, 130 - 169) who was later to be co-emperor from 161 until his death in 169.
After the death of Aelius, Hadrian adopted Titus Aurelius Fulvius Boionius Arrius Antoninus Pius (September 19, 86 - March 7, 161) on the condition that Antoninus Pius himself adopt the younger Lucius Verus and Hadrian's nephew by marriage, Marcus Annius Verus (April 26, 121 - March 17, 180).
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 Lucius Verus wmix.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Verus was the son of Avidia and Lucius Aelius, the adopted son, and intended successor, of Emperor Hadrian.
Verus was nonetheless opted as co-emperor, an unprecedented event in the Roman Empire.
In this war, the city of Seleucia on the Tigris was destroyed and the palace at the capital Ctesiphon was burned to the ground by Avidius Cassius in 164.
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 Marcus Aurelius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Verus was authoritative enough to command the full loyalty of the troops, but already powerful enough that he had little incentive to overthrow Marcus.
Verus remained loyal until his death on campaign in 169.
On the return from the campaign, Verus was awarded with a triumph; the parade was unusual because it included the two emperors, their sons and unmarried daughters as a big family celebration.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 817 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The new prince from that time for­ward, as we infer from inscriptions and Fasti, laid aside his former appellations, and, passing into the gens Aelia, was styled L. aelius verus* caesar, being the first individual on whom the title of Caesar was bestowed to indicate the next heir to the imperial throne.
Of the early life of Aelius Caesar we know nothing except that he attracted the attention and gained the favour of Hadrian by his personal beauty and literary accomplishments, although the son-in-law of Nigrinus, who was put to death as a traitor.
Soon after his ele­vation, he was nominated governor of Pamionia, returned from his province in the course of 137, died suddenly on the 1st of January, 138, and was interred in the mausoleum of Hadrian.
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 Aelius was the nomen nomen of the ancient Roman Roman...
Aelius was the nomen nomen of the ancient Roman Roman...
"Aelius" was the nomen nomen of the ancient Roman Roman "gens" Aelia".
Lucius Aelius Verus Lucius Aelius Verus, co-emperor of Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius
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 Aelius - NumisWiki, The Collaborative Numismatics Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
AELIUS CAESAR - (Lucius Aurelius Cejonius Commodus Verus) was the son of Cejonius Commodus, a man of consular rank, descended from an illustrious Etrurian family.
Aelius returned from Pannonia to Rome A. 138, and died on the very day appointed for him to deliver a florid eulogium in honour of Hadrian's kindness to him.
Aelius is represented on all his coins with bare head, curly hair and beard, and a majestic countenance.
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 Lucius Verus - NumisWiki, The Collaborative Numismatics Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucius Verus, 7 March 161 - February 169 A.D. Lucius Verus was the co-emperor of Marcus Aurelius, and married his daughter Lucilla.
Verus seated on a stage, behind him a praetorian praefect; in front a soldier; at the foot of the stage, the King Soaemus standing (100 francs); TR.
Marcus Autelius and Verus standing on a stage, accompanied by a praetorian praefect haranguing five soldiers (400 francs); ARMENIA (in exergue) TR.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Lucius Verus
Accurate, or imaginative, multiple authors, or single author, there is little doubt that it is "propaganda directed to a popular audience."[[1]] The popular propaganda issue is clearly visible in both SH Verus and SH Marcus where the personal life style and personality traits of Lucius Verus pervade evaluations of his accomplishments as emperor.
Lucius Ceionius Commodus, the future Lucius Verus, was the son of Lucius Aelius Caesar, the Emperor Hadrian's first choice as a successor.
Verus was not added until 161 when Marcus transferred the name Verus from himself to his co-emperor in order to establish a family connection after the death of Antoninus, the father they shared through adoption.
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Verus was the son of Avidia and Lucius Aelius Caesar, the adopted son, and intended successor, of Emperor Hadrian.
When Aelius Caesar died in 138, Hadrian chose Antoninus Pius as his successor, on the condition that Antoninus adopt both Verus (then seven years old) and Marcus Aurelius, Hadrian's nephew.
Roman Empire Between 162 and 166 Verus was in the East, commanding a campaign against the Parthian empire for the control over the Armenian kingdom.
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Marcus Annius Verus; Marcus Aurelius Antoninus; Aurelius, Marcus;
His grandfather, Annius Verus, was a member of the senatorial class, a praetor, and three times a consul.
His betrothal to Aelius' daughter was terminated in favor of a union with Annia Galeria Faustina, the daughter of Antoninus.
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 Marcus Aurelius
When Antoninus died on March 7, 161, Marcus accepted the throne on the condition that he and Verus were made joint emperors (Augusti), with Verus partly subordinate.
After the death of his first adopted son, Aelius Verus, Hadrian appointed Antoninus Pius his successor on the condition that Antoninus in turn would adopt Marcus Annius Verus, the son of his wife's brother, and Lucius, son of Aelius Verus, and arrange for them to be next in line.
This joint emperorship was faintly reminiscent of the political system of the Roman Republic, which functioned according to the principle of collegiality and did not allow a single person to hold supreme power.
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 Informat.io on Marcus Aurelius
Marcus (then called Marcus Annius Verus) and Lucius Verus (Aelius Verus' son), and arrange for them to be next in the line.
Marcus Aurelius sent his joint emperor Verus to command the legions in the east to face this threat.
On the return from the victorious campaign, Verus was awarded with a triumph; the parade was unusual because it included Verus, Marcus Aurelius, their sons and unmarried daughters as a big family celebration.
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 Marcus Aurelius - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
The plan was successful - Verus remained loyal until his death on campaign in 169.
Joint rule was revived by Diocletian's establishment of the Tetrarchy in the late 3rd century.
During their 30-year marriage Faustina bore 13 children, most notably son Commodus who would become Emperor and daughter Lucilla who was wed to Lucius Verus to solidify his alliance with Marcus Aurelius.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Anastasius
Early in the year, the death of Aelius Verus, whom Hadrian had previously adopted and named Caesar, opened a new path.
Verus both held the consulship multiple times in preparation for their accession.
His adopted sons and successors, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, erected a column of red granite in his honor in the Campus Martius.
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 Geometry.Net - Philosophers: Aurelius Marcus
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was born Marcus Annius Verus in CE 121 on the 26th His grandfather saw to it that Marcus Aurelius got an excellent education.
Londinium - NEW The Legionary Main Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was born Marcus Annius Verus in C.E. 121 on the 26th April while Hadrian was emperor.
From 167-168, Rome was at war with the Marcomanni and upon Verus' death in 169, which left Aurelius sole ruler, the hostilities resumed.
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 Aelius - Roman Emperor
Born about the year of Rome 900, AD 207, at Sirmium or Dacia Ripensis, to an obscure family.
Originally named Lucius Ceionius Commodus, he was renamed Lucius Aelius Verus on his appointment as Caesar.
Aelius adopted a highly successful military career, and by skill, courage and strength became one of the Roman Empire's greatest generals, particularly as a cavalry commander.
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 Antoninus Pius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Having filled with more than usual success the offices of quaestor and praetor, he obtained the consulship in 120; he was next appointed by the Emperor Hadrian as one of the four proconsuls to administer Italia, then greatly increased his reputation by his conduct as proconsul of Asia.
On his accession, Antoninus' name became "Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pontifex Maximus".
One of his first acts as Emperor was to persuade the Senate to grant divine honours to Hadrian, which they had at first refused; his efforts to persuade the Senate to grant these honours is the most likely reason given for his title of Pius (dutiful in affection; compare pietas).
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 Antoninus Pius info here at en.10th-anniversary.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Having paddinged with more than prosperity the commissions of quaestor 'n praetor, he secured the consulship in 120; he was attached appointed by the Emperor Hadrian as precise of the four proconsuls to superintend Italia, when immeasurably increased their regular by their oversight as proconsul of Asia.
On their accession, Antoninus' pseudonym became "Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pontifex Maximus".
One of their number precise acts as Emperor was to persuade the Senate to grant divine honours to Hadrian, which they had at number precise refused; their exertions to persuade the Senate to grant these honours is the believable sensibleness inured for their caption of Pius (dutiful in affection; rival pietas).
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 Antoninus Pius info here at en.85of100c.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Having fillered with more than habitual successfulness the berths of quaestor praetor, he saved the consulship in 120; he was after appointed by the Emperor Hadrian as single of the four proconsuls to present Italia, anon immeasurably increased their renown by their charge as proconsul of Asia.
On their accession, Antoninus' nickname became "Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pontifex Maximus".
One of their elementary acts as Emperor was to persuade the Senate to grant divine honours to Hadrian, which they had at elementary refused; their undertakings to persuade the Senate to grant these honours is the lion's contribution given to deduction inclined for their name of Pius (dutiful in affection; consider pietas).
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 Antoninus Pius info here at en.75of100b.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Having ampled with more than current triumph the jobs of quaestor 'n praetor, he comed by the consulship in 120; he was neighboring appointed by the Emperor Hadrian as sole of the four proconsuls to yield Italia, formerly exceedingly increased their trustworthiness by their policy as proconsul of Asia.
On their accession, Antoninus' designation became "Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pontifex Maximus".
One of their incipient acts as Emperor was to persuade the Senate to grant divine honours to Hadrian, which they had at incipient refused; their toils to persuade the Senate to grant these honours is the max reliable intellect obsessed for their sign of Pius (dutiful in affection; measure pietas).
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 Marcus Aurelius Antonius from Basic Famous People - Biographies of Celebrities and other Famous People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Domitia Lucilla came from a wealthy family who were of consular rank.
Therefore, on the death of Hadrian's first adopted son Aelius Verus, Hadrian made it a precondition of making Antoninus his successor that Antoninus would adopt Marcus (then called Marcus Annius Verus) and Lucius Verus (Aelius Verus' son), and arrange for them to be next in the line.
When Antoninus died on March 7, 161, Marcus accepted the throne on the condition that he and Verus were made joint emperors (Augusti), with Verus partly subordinate[2].
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 Aelius
In the imperial era, some Aelii gained outstanding fame, because of the level of power they reached.
Examples are Lucius Aelius Seianus, who was the commander of the Praetorian Guard during the reign of Tiberius Caesar, P. Aelius Hadrianus Caesar, the adopted son and successor of Traianus Caesar and L. Aelius Verus, a coregent of the emperor Marcus Aurelius.
The emperors P. Aelius Hadrianus and L.Aelius Verus.
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 Marcus Aurelius
married to: Faustina II children: Annia Aurelia Galeria Faustina; Annia Lucilla (married to Lucius Verus); and her twin brother; Titus Aelius Antoninus; Titus Aelius Aurelius; Hadrianus; Domitia Faustina; Fadilla; Cornificia; Fulvus Antoninus and Commodus (twins); Marcus Annius Verus; Vibia Aurelia Sabina
162 Outbreak of war with the Parthian Empire; Lucius Verus proceeds to the east
169 Death of Lucius Verus; leaves Rome for war against the Germanic tribes
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 Lucius Aelius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucius Aelius, proconsul of Pannonia and father of Lucius Verus, was appointed as successor by Hadrian, but died before Hadrian, and therefore did not succeed him.
This head is incorrectly identified as Aelius Verus in the Vatican Museum.
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 Portrait gallery of Roman emperors
25 January 138: Imperator Titus Aelius Caesar Hadrianus Antoninus
10 July 138: Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus
7 March 161: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Verus
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