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  Maximus Decimus Meridius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aelius Maximus Decimus Meridius is a fictional character in Ridley Scott's film Gladiator, in which he was portrayed by Russell Crowe.
In the film, which is set in ancient Rome, Maximus was a general of the Army of the North, and a close friend of the ailing Emperor, Marcus Aurelius.
Maximus had appeared on the BBC comedy programme Dead Ringers, in which he is seen attempting to hire a plumber or builder to repair some Roman ruins, which he claims are his home.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maximus_Decimus_Meridius   (661 words)

  
 The Gladiator Who Defied an Empire: Joseph Campbel's Hero
Maximus Meridius, a completely fictional character, was a general in the Roman army and had many victories for Rome.
Maximus is awarded by being able to be with his family in the afterlife and restoring Rome to how it should have been before Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus rule which had forever, in the movie world, changed Rome.
Maximus is the hero of Rome, a man who started out as a general was forced into slavery after the crucifixion of his wife and son, then made into a gladiator, eventually becoming more powerful than the Emperor of the Roman Empire.
www.angelfire.com /moon2/neptunes_life/gladiator.html   (2064 words)

  
 Maximus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maximus is a name formed from the Latin term for "greatest" or "largest." Therefore, it is both a proper noun and common noun, both in the ancient, medieval, and modern world.
Maximus of Hispania, a Roman usurper (409-411) in the Iberian Peninsula
Maximus of Tyre, a Greek philosopher and rhetorician of the 2nd century A.D. Maximus, stoic philosopher, teacher of Marcus Aurelius.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maximus   (392 words)

  
 Maximus Biography
He was the son of Meridius, the governor of the province, and of Lucretia, the daughter of the Roman Senator Bodaus.
Maximus and Cecilia married, and had a son named Decimus after his grandfather.
After Marcus Aurelius's death in the camp at Vindobona, Maximus was arrested by the guards of the new emperor Commodus (rumored to have smothered his own father).
www.murphsplace.com /gladiator/max2.html   (902 words)

  
 "Gladiator" by Dee Tudor
Maximus is framed at an heroic low angle as the crowd showers him with rose petals.
To hightlight this point, when Maximus succeeds in his goal of vengeance, he orders his former captain to free “his” men, i.e., the other gladiators, but this is only the favor granted by a generous general to his fighting troops.
Maximus is generally framed straight-on as he interacts with his troops before the battle, often with one or more of his men with him.
www.ejumpcut.org /archive/jc45.2002/tudor/index.html   (2752 words)

  
 Gladiator Movie Quotes - Atlyrics.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Maximus Decimus Meridius: My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius.
Maximus Decimus Meridius: Five thousand of my men are out there in the freezing mud.
Maximus Decimus Meridius: Marcus Aurelius had a dream that was Rome, Proximo.
www.atlyrics.com /quotes/g/gladiator.html   (1366 words)

  
 Gladiator
My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius.
General Maximus Decimus Meridus (Russell Crowe, fresh from a triumph in The Insider) is a hero for our time; perhaps for all time: "What we do in life echoes in eternity," he declares to encourage his Felix Legion before one final military victory in Germania.
Hagen (Ralph Moeller), Juba, and "The Spaniard" (Maximus)
www.ronaldbrucemeyer.com /reviews/gladator.htm   (709 words)

  
 Wolf's Bane, A Story of Maximus Decimus Meridius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Maximus, practically born on a horse as he informed her, merely grinned at her from the back of the dapple gray stallion he borrowed from Antoninus, and cantered the horse around the encampment for a short time.
Maximus frowned at the name Quintus, especially when it was uttered in the same sentence as the term Praetorian Guard, but he still didn't enlighten the plump man as to his identity.
Maximus, whose face was pressed against the front of her stola, let her down slowly, trying not to notice the nice curves of her body as it rubbed down the length of his.
www.enchantments.net /wolfbane4.htm   (2854 words)

  
 In This Corner: Maximus versus Robocop
Maximus, the main character of the movie Gladiator, is a former general of the Roman Empire who was forced into the life of a slave due to treachery.
Facing off against Maximus is Robocop, the hero of a pair of films in the 1980s.
Maximus: "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius.
www.uvm.edu /~chmartin/maximus_robocop.html   (214 words)

  
 max.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The opening battle scene pits General Maximus Meridius (Russell) against the Germans during fighting by the River Danube.
Maximus, a Spaniard who has never actually seen Rome, is an undefeated and well respected commander in the Roman Army.
Maximus' dog, seen in the opening scene of the movie was to have been filmed killed by the soldiers sent to arrest Maximus.
www.ransomechua.com /Pages/max.html   (1142 words)

  
 Gladiator: Review of Ridley Scott's Oscar Best Picture nominated movie of 2001 starring Russell Crowe
Upon his death, he means to install his loyal general, Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), as reluctant emperor, with the charter to restore Rome to the republic it once was.
Maximus wants no part of power, preferring to return to the farm where his wife and son await him in golden fields of grain, ripe for harvest.
Maximus is so virtuous from start to finish-strength, honor, family, grim efficiency, that's about it--that all of his obstacles are external.
www.culturekiosque.com /nouveau/cinema/rhegladiator.html   (1604 words)

  
 Gladiator (2000)
Best quote: "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife.
Maximus, knowing full well that Marcus Aurelius was murdered by Commodus, as he openly opposes the new Emperor.
Forced to finght, gladiator style, Maximus becomes so good that he is sent to Rome to fight in the Colloseum, in front of the Emperor, Commodus.
www.geocities.com /oscarmovs/gladiator.html   (748 words)

  
 Gladiator: The Real Story
Maximus Decimus Meridius (his full name is stated only once in the film) is a fictitious character!
There was in fact a general by the name of Avidius Cassius, who was involved in the military campaign shown in the film, and, upon hearing a rumor of Marcus Aurelius' death, declared himself emperor.
Lucilla was at one time married to Lucius Verus, as her son tells Maximus in the film.
www.exovedate.com /the_real_gladiator_one.html   (2469 words)

  
 GLADIATOR
Maximus Decimus Meridius: I may die here in this cell tonight or in the arena tomorrrow.
Maximus: For the glory of the empire, Sire.
Maximus: That man is gone, your brother did his work well.
www.angelfire.com /oh/quotations/movies/g/gladiator.html   (1205 words)

  
 gladiator and pitch black   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Caelius Fabius Maximus was a spanish born general of the Roman Empire around 180 A.D. After several decisive victories in the area known as Germania he was granted complete control
Well respected by his men, Maximus was offered the position of Protectorate of the Republic
Maximus knew that Commodus had murdered his father and prepared to gather his men but
hometown.aol.com /dionysus76/maximus.html   (283 words)

  
 Gladiator Stories - fiction based on the movie Gladiator
Maximus' Story is an original cyber novel that follows the life of General Maximus Decimus Meridius from his childhood in Spain to the battle that ends the strife in Germania in A.D. The story is inspired by the movie, Gladiator by Dreamworks and Universal Studios.
This is is the continuation of Maximus' Story fifteen years after his death in Rome.
Maximus is gone but he lives on through his youngest son, Glaucus, named for his green eyes.
www.gladiatorstories.com   (294 words)

  
 Maximus' Story: General Maximus' life in ancient Rome from boyhood to A.D. 180   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Maximus' Story: General Maximus' life in ancient Rome from boyhood to A.D. Maximus' Story
Maximus' Story also introduces many new characters as we trace Maximus' rise from a boy in the army to his powerful position as commander of the northern legions and the favorite of emperor Marcus Aurelius.
It is a work of fan fiction intended only for the enjoyment of the author and fans of the movie and Russell Crowe.
www.gladiatorstories.com /english/index.html   (89 words)

  
 Memorable Quotes from Gladiator (2000) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Maximus: Five thousand of my men are out there in the freezing mud.
Maximus: (shakes his head, touches her face with his finger) You laughed more.
Maximus: Marcus Aurelius had a dream that was Rome, Proximo.
imdb.com.cob-web.org:8888 /title/tt0172495/quotes   (2571 words)

  
 ad astra per aspera
It was recommended by a friend and I have fallen in love with it ever since I started listening to it.
Maximus looks at images of his wife and son
Maximus Decimus Meridius: If you find yourself alone, riding through green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled, for you are in Elysium, and are already dead.
gyaan.blogspot.com   (2671 words)

  
 Playbill News: Maximus Musicalus: Film "Gladiator" to Be Turned Into a Musical
According to the New York Post's Liz Smith, Brian Stokes Mitchell is being sought for the role of Maximus Decimus Meridius, played by Russell Crowe is the movie.
The film tells of Roman general Maximus, who is promised the stewardship of Rome by dying Emperor, Marcus Aurelius.
Excelling at his new and bloody trade, Maximus makes it all the way back to the ultimate gladiatorial forum, the Coliseum in Rome.
www.playbill.com /news/article/99744.html   (397 words)

  
 Ghost of a flea: Maximus Decimus Meridius
Courage of an Italian from Being American in T.O. Apr. 16 -The Italian hostage executed in Iraq tried to tear off his hood seconds before he was shot dead and screamed: "Now I'll show you how an Italian dies."I've been trying to find words for the bravery and defiance...
Posted by: Tom Hood at June 28, 2004 03:08 AM If you find yourself alone, riding through green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled, for you are in Elysium, and are already dead.
Posted by: Maximus Decimus Meridius at December 19, 2004 05:16 PM Husband to a murdered wife..father to murdered son..I will have my vengeance...
www.ghostofaflea.com /archives/001822.html   (276 words)

  
 My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius and I will have my Souths - League - Sport
My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius and I will have my Souths - League - Sport
My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius and I will have my Souths
WHEN Souths fans started giving his friend a hard time over News Ltd's interest in their beloved club, Russell Crowe decided it was time to step in.
www.smh.com.au /news/league/my-name-is-maximus-decimus-meridius-and-i-will-have-my-souths/2006/02/12/1139679478844.html   (549 words)

  
 One Gargantuan Monkey Fist: Maximus Decimus Meridius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
With Jenson Button sat alongside him, Coulthard added: "Although he believes he is contracted to Honda, I'm sure he is talking to everyone as well."
David Coulthard with Michael Schumacher DCMS ~= Decimus.
DC's Red Bull contract is still up in the air and having another senior driver in the Ferrari stables could only help.
desinole.com /2006/06/maximus_decimus_meridius_1.html   (402 words)

  
 Guild Wars Forums - GW Guru - View Profile: Maximus Decimus Meridius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
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 Maximus Sword
Now you can own the sword of General Maximus Decimus Meridius!
Equally un-flinching were the film’s prop designers who paid homage to the era with weaponry crafted in beautifully authentic detail and design.
The Sword of Maximus, an exact reproduction of the sword used by General Maximus in the film, showcases this attention to authenticity.
www.toddscostumes.com /store/gladiator_props/maximus_sword.htm   (299 words)

  
 Tidbits & Quotes: Russell Crowe (as Maximus Decimus Meridius)
Tidbits & Quotes: Russell Crowe (as Maximus Decimus Meridius)
Also, I do not personally share the opinion of all of the quotes posted here.
Large parts of the site are powered by Movable Type.
www.smalla.net /tidbits/2004/12/05/russell_crowe_as_max.shtml   (138 words)

  
 Dog profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius, a male Rat Terrier
Dog profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius, a male Rat Terrier
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 Dog profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius III, a male Siberian Husky
Dog profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius III, a male Siberian Husky
Leave a bone for Maximus Decimus Meridius III
Always dreamed about having a husky, until one day I found an ad on the newspaper and went to get it.
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 BW's Dogpatch Pass - CigarPass
Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife, and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."
I'd love to play! I think I can hang with the big boys since Matt sent me a nice gift (thanks Matt!)
Down to 2 passers folks, looks like this one might head out before the weekend!!
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 Cat profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius, a male Domestic Long Hair
Cat profile for Maximus Decimus Meridius, a male Domestic Long Hair
Feel free to look around when you're done with this perfect cat.
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