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40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

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Gold dinar of Kushan Emperor Kanishka I, c. 127-152 AD (contemporary of Hadrian & Antoninus Pius) w/ 4-armed Manaobago on reverse

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* Apotheosis of Antoninus Pius and Faustina the Elder, pedestal of the Column of Antoninus Pius, Rome, ca.161CE, Marble.

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Marcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

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Sphinx probably a table support Roman 120-140 CE from Monte Cagnolo outside Lanuvium near Rome, Italy Piece exhibited as part of “The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece” assembled by The British Museum and Photographed at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.

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Marble portrait of the Emperor Caracalla, the 22nd emperor, originally co-emperor with his brother Geta ... but not for long.

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Antoninus Pius (Titus Aurelius Fulvus Boionius Arrius Antoninus Pius) 19 Sept. 86 – 7 March 161

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