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Marcus Aurelius

Miscellaneous Letters of Marcus Aurelius

Boeckh, Inscr. Graec. 3176

Μάρκος Αὐρήλιος Καῖσαρ αὐτοκράτορος Καίσαρος Τίτου Αἰλίου Ἀδριανοῦ Ἀντωνείνου Σεβαστοῦ πατρὸς πατρίδος υἱός, δημαρχικῆς ἐξουσίας, ὕπατος τὸ , συνόδῳ δῷ περὶ τὸν Βρισέα Διόνυσον χαίρειν·

Τὸ ψήφισμα ἐπέγραψεν Τ. Ἀτείλιος Μάξιμος ὁ κράτιστος ἀνθύπατος καἰ φίλος ἡμῶν.

’Eρρῶσθαι ὑμᾶς βούλομαι. Πρὸ ε Καλ. Ἀπρειλ. ἀπὸ Λωρίοu.

’Eρρῶσθαι ὑμᾶς βούλομαι. Πρὸ ε Καλ.’ Απρειλ. ἀπὸ Λωρίου.

Τὴν ἐπιγραφὴν ποιὴσαντος Μ. Ἀντωνίου Ἀρτεμᾶ, δωρεὰν ταμιεύοντος Σονλπικίον Ρουφείνου.

Ex Philostarati Vitis Sophistarum, p. 242 (kayser)

Μετὰ τὰ ἐν τῇ Παννωνίᾳ διρτᾶτο μὲν ὁ Ἡρώδης ἐν τῇ Ἀττικῇ περί τοὺς φιλτάτους ἑαυτῷ δήμονς Μαραθῶνα καἰ

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Marcus Aurelius

Miscellaneous Letters of Marcus Aurelius

Marcus to the Guild of Dionysus Briseus at Smyrna1

March 28, 147 a.d.

Marcus Aurelius Caesar, son of the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Adrianus Augustus, Father of his country, invested with Tribunitian Power, Consul for the second time, to the Synod of the Guild of Dionysus Briseus, greeting:

Your good will which you shewed in congratulating me on the birth of a son,2 even though the issue belied our hopes, was none the less manifest.

T. Atilius Maximus, the most honourable proconsul and our friend, inscribed the decree.

I wish you farewell: from Lorium, the 28th March.

The inscription was made by M. Antonius Artemas, Sulpicius Rufinus being honorary treasurer.

Marcus and Herodes Atticus

176 a.d.

After the events in Pannonia3 Herodes lived in Attica in his favourite denies of Marathon and

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.marcus_aurelius-miscellaneous_letters.1920