Author(s) : Patsiadou Lila (30/1/2002)Translation : Koutras Nikolaos (30/12/2007)
For citation: Patsiadou Lila, "Antoninus Pius", 2007,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7326>
Roman Emperor (138-161 AD). He succeeded Hadrian. His reign was a rare period of tranquillity in the history of the Roman Empire. He was very popular with the people in the provinces, especially those in Asia, which he helped significantly. He secured an heir by adopting Marcus Aurelius and making him his son-in-law.
Date and Place of Death
March 7th 161 AD – Lorium, Italy
Date and Place of Birth
September 19th 86 AD – Lanuvium, Italy
T. Aurelius Fulvus Boionius Arrius Antoninus, T. Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius
2. Political life
3. Military activity
4. Asia Minor during Antoninus’ reign
5. Cult of Antoninus in Asia Minor
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