Death of Antoninus Pius; Marcus Aurelius becomes emperor and his brother Lucius Verus co-emperor
Historical Context Note
- The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.1.2: The Writing and Culture of the Roman Empire, -750-476.
- Vol. editors: William John Dominik (University of Otago), Thomas Habinek (University of Southern California), Sophia Papaioannou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Jula Wildberger (American University of Paris)