Antoninus Pius

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Antoninus Pius (Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius; 19 September 86 – 7 March 161), also known as Antoninus, was Roman emperor from 138 to 161.wikipedia
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Hadrian

Emperor HadrianHadrianicPublius Aelius Hadrianus
Born into a senatorial family, Antoninus held various offices during the reign of emperor Hadrian, who adopted him as his son and successor shortly before his death.
His marriage to Vibia Sabina had been unhappy and childless; he adopted Antoninus Pius in 138 and nominated him as a successor, on the condition that Antoninus adopt Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as his own heirs.

Marcus Aurelius

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He died of illness in 161 and was succeeded by his adopted sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as co-emperors. He acquired much favor with Hadrian, who adopted him as his son and successor on 25 February 138, after the death of his first adopted son Lucius Aelius, on the condition that Antoninus would in turn adopt Marcus Annius Verus, the son of his wife's brother, and Lucius, son of Lucius Aelius, who afterwards became the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
His uncle, Antoninus Pius, adopted him shortly before becoming emperor in 138.

Lucius Verus

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He died of illness in 161 and was succeeded by his adopted sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as co-emperors. He acquired much favor with Hadrian, who adopted him as his son and successor on 25 February 138, after the death of his first adopted son Lucius Aelius, on the condition that Antoninus would in turn adopt Marcus Annius Verus, the son of his wife's brother, and Lucius, son of Lucius Aelius, who afterwards became the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
After his biological father’s death in 138, he was adopted by Antoninus Pius, who was himself adopted by Hadrian.

Titus Aurelius Fulvus

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He was born as the only child of Titus Aurelius Fulvus, consul in 86, whose family came from Nemausus (modern Nîmes).
One was the paternal grandfather and the other the father to the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Nerva–Antonine dynasty

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He was one of the Five Good Emperors in the Nerva–Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii.
These Emperors are Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Lucius Verus, Marcus Aurelius, and Commodus.

Antonine Wall

AntonineAntonine eraabandonment of the Antonine Wall
A successful military campaign in southern Scotland early in his reign resulted in the construction of the Antonine Wall.
Construction began in AD 142 at the order of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, and took about 12 years to complete.

Aurelia (gens)

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He was one of the Five Good Emperors in the Nerva–Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii.
In the second century, the Aurelii Fulvi obtained the Empire itself, when the consul's grandson, Titus Aurelius Fulvus, was adopted as the successor to Hadrian, becoming the emperor Antoninus Pius.

Faustina the Elder

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Some time between 110 and 115, Antoninus married Annia Galeria Faustina the Elder.
Annia Galeria Faustina, sometimes referred to as Faustina I (Latin: Faustina Major; born on February 16 around 100 CE; died in October or November of 140 CE ), was a Roman empress and wife of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius.

Gnaeus Arrius Antoninus

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Antoninus’ father died shortly after his 89 ordinary consulship, and Antoninus was raised by his maternal grandfather Gnaeus Arrius Antoninus, reputed by contemporaries to be a man of integrity and culture and a friend of Pliny the Younger.
Gnaeus Arrius Antoninus (born AD 31) was the maternal grandfather of the Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Nîmes

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He was born as the only child of Titus Aurelius Fulvus, consul in 86, whose family came from Nemausus (modern Nîmes).
It was also known as the birthplace of the family of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Marcus Annius Verus (II)

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Faustina was the daughter of consul Marcus Annius Verus and Rupilia Faustina (a half-sister to the Empress Vibia Sabina).
undefined 50 – 138 AD) was the grandfather and adoptive father of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, and father-in-law of Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Faustina the Younger

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130 CE, — 175/176 CE) was a daughter of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and Roman Empress Faustina the Elder.

Publius Julius Lupus

Arria Fadilla, Antoninus' mother, married afterwards Publius Julius Lupus, suffect consul in 98; from that marriage came two daughters, Arria Lupula and Julia Fadilla.
Publius Julius Lupus was a Roman senator, best known as the step-father of the emperor Antoninus Pius.

Lucius Aelius

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He acquired much favor with Hadrian, who adopted him as his son and successor on 25 February 138, after the death of his first adopted son Lucius Aelius, on the condition that Antoninus would in turn adopt Marcus Annius Verus, the son of his wife's brother, and Lucius, son of Lucius Aelius, who afterwards became the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
After Lucius' death, he was replaced by Antoninus Pius, who succeeded Hadrian the same year.

Quintus Lollius Urbicus

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It was however in Britain that Antoninus decided to follow a new, more aggressive path, with the appointment of a new governor in 139, Quintus Lollius Urbicus, a native of Numidia and previously governor of Germania Inferior.
Quintus Lollius Urbicus was a Berber governor of Roman Britain between the years 139 and 142, during the reign of the Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Roman Britain

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Similar disturbances took place in Judea, and amongst the Brigantes in Britannia, none of them being considered serious.
Under the 2nd-century emperors Hadrian and Antoninus Pius, two walls were built to defend the Roman province from the Caledonians, whose realms in the Scottish Highlands were never controlled.

Pausanias (geographer)

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Pausanias makes a brief and confused mention of a war in Britain.
110) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the second-century AD, who lived in the time of Roman emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius.

Lanuvium

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Antoninus was born near Lanuvium and his mother was Arria Fadilla.
It possessed many other temples repaired by Antoninus Pius, who was born close by (S.

Marcus Cornelius Fronto

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The orator Fronto was later to say that, although Antoninus bestowed the direction of the British campaign to others, he should be regarded as the helmsman who directed the voyage, whose glory, therefore, belonged to him.
Emperor Antoninus Pius appointed him tutor to his adopted sons and future emperors, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.

Imperial cult of ancient Rome

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Antoninus acquired the cognomen Pius after his accession to the throne, either because he compelled the Senate to deify his adoptive father, or because he had saved senators sentenced to death by Hadrian in his later years.
Both were deified but Hadrian's case had to be pleaded by his successor Antoninus Pius.

Nerva

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The Arrii Antonini were an older senatorial family from Italy, very influential during Nerva's reign.
He exempted parents and their children from a 5% inheritance tax, and he made loans to Italian landowners on the condition that they pay interest of 5% to their municipality to support the children of needy families; alimentary schemes which were later expanded by Trajan, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius.

Pius

Pius (disambiguation)
Antoninus acquired the cognomen Pius after his accession to the throne, either because he compelled the Senate to deify his adoptive father, or because he had saved senators sentenced to death by Hadrian in his later years.

Aelius Aristides

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Antoninus' financial help earned him praise by Greek writers such as Aelius Aristides and Pausanias.
More than fifty of his orations and other works survive, dating from the reigns of Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius.

Rupilia

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Faustina was the daughter of consul Marcus Annius Verus and Rupilia Faustina (a half-sister to the Empress Vibia Sabina).

Lucius Plautius Lamia Silvanus

L. Plautius Lamia Silvanus
According to the Augustan History, Silvanus married Aurelia Fadilla (died 135), daughter of Antoninus Pius and Annia Galeria Faustina or Faustina the Elder.