Unformatted text preview: o Burial sight of Raffel -Hadrian had no heirs -138 adopts 53 year old Antonius Pius as his son and heir-Tells him to adopt his heirs as well, chooses Marcus Aurelius-Marcus is often called the scholar or philosopher ruler. Was scholar, philosopher, and writer-Compassionate ruler-Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius - p.206 (7-59) Rome, Italy, c. AD175. o 11’6” o Over life size o Appears to be offering clemency, forgiveness o Bearded o Doesn’t wear armor or carry weapons o Gilded in gold o Only ancient bronze equestrian to survive. Did so because of a mistake that it represented the ruler Constantine- first Christian ruler....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.
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