Inscriptions

Inscriptions honoring Marcus Aurelius are varied in subject matter and medium. The epigraphy that is highlighted here┬ácan be found on statue bases, solid marble, and triumphal arches to name a few. Each concerns a different aspect of the emperor’s life: his religious inclinations, military victories, and domestic policy. The tab “Titles and Dating Inscriptions” explains how to date accurately inscriptions containing Marcus Aurelius using his military titles and imperial honors.

Please explore the epigraphy of Marcus Aurelius using either the links below or the tabs under “Inscriptions”.