Not the generals, they're loyal soldiers. He also ruled as co-emperor with his father Marcus Aurelius from 177 until his father's death in 180. There are reports of a tribal army on the other side of the river. But he was also popular with the people. Tell them I'll be there in a minute. The life of one of the most celebrated rulers in the history of the Roman Empire will be honored for centuries.
Commodus's trust of Cleander and Saoterus probably derives from the fact that they were close to him for virtually his entire life. And those he trusts will be promoted into the highest ranks of the Imperial palace. Almost all, really, virtually all of the marriages one has seen for generations amongst Rome's elite are for political, dynastic purposes. And his writings on philosophy will be read for generations. You were brought up with women and slaves, when you should have been here, by my side.
He was a practitioner of , and his Greek-language writing, commonly known as the , is the most significant source of the modern understanding of ancient Stoic philosophy. And I have no doubt, with the aid of the Senate, our inevitable victory will come that much more quickly. Cassius Dio was actually to become a consul. I'm saying She went to your tent to ask for forgiveness. And he patterned Commodus's own education in exactly that way. Both men were at the heart of Roman politics.
Including his closest friends and former slaves Cleander and Saoterus. But his training for the throne is far from complete. It premiered on on November 11, 2016. There's still a long way to go. And once that is taken into consideration, I think it would be extremely difficult for Marcus to pass his son over. The effects seems to have been dramatic.
The marriage secures a valuable alliance, but as the Empire's future begins to settle in Rome hundreds of miles away, with the absence of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus on the battlefield, the war against the Germanic tribes has escalated. A woman who loved Rome and family more than life itself. And we'll continue to see more of this unless we strike back now. It became available for streaming on July 27, 2018. Which is why I have not made my request for funds lightly. Marcus Aurelius had been chosen at the age of 17 to, someday, become Emperor. And the same half million miles of roads built by the Romans are now providing an ideal path for the spread of the disease.
Lies, betrayal and intrigue ensure ultimately that she flies from the Bundestag and will have to improvise. Now facing a war with multiple fronts against several battling armies, Marcus Aurelius must come up with a plan. But the union is also a threat to anyone looking to gain influence, including Commodus's sister, Lucilla. So people looked to them for leadership, for advice, for patronage. Eva is set completely on their own and must be done at the top of their own way. Is it true they have us surrounded? A process with a long tradition in the Empire.
But instead, we can see someone who really wanted to shore up political support for himself in the nexus of power. But you should remember that it's not just my wife who was lost. For Commodus and Crispina, the wedding is commemorated with minted coins and a commissioned song by one of Rome's best composers. News of invasions along the border and Roman casualties travel to Rome. The show is in the format with each season presenting an independent story. Would you care for more wine? And with his father gone, he knows he must make a choice that will determine the fate of Rome.
Now, Marcus Aurelius knows it's time for Commodus to learn to navigate the Empire's political systems, including the Senate. But that also meant that disease could travel along those networks. I humbly thank the Senate for its time. And to gain the respect of the Roman troops, an emperor must prove himself as a skilled warrior. You should prepare to leave for Rome at first light tomorrow. May the Gods be with you. Emperor, your father himself I'm well aware of my father's feelings.
In Rome, you must learn to fight a battle of words in a den of snakes. In the reign of Marcus Aurelius, the military campaigns were mainly reactive. Or this ridiculous, endless war. But while the Empire welcomes a new empress, not everyone in the palace is celebrating. And yet, what Marcus Aurelius is trying to do is introduce his son to his troops. Your mother made a decision.