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The author first tried to cut his losses and finish his account by inserting a long passage of Eutropius, then decided that more was needed after all. Further items on the 170s were added, followed by some fiction. The result is that such major events as the invasions of Italy and Greece were not mentioned at all. In addition to the Marcus and Verus there is relevant information on Marcus’ early life in the Hadrian and Pius, which are, fortunately, almost free of fiction, even if the former is muddled and repetitive in places.
On the basis of some prominent examples, I would now like to present some find places, starting in the west and going eastwards. Most places can be linked with some certainty to the destruction of the Marcomannic wars, while others are less securely dated. 32 The Main Sources Raetia Direct and indirect traces of the Marcomannic wars were mainly found in the eastern part of Raetia, on the Danubian border between B€ ohming (LK Eichst€att) and Straubing. ; Fischer (2009) 109), there are many places with destruction layers dated securely by coins, relief-decorated Terra Sigillata and inscriptions.
And while he was ordering Antoninus to adopt both, he preferred Verus on account of his kinship and his age and because he was already showing his very great strength of character, for which reason Hadrian used to call him ‘Verissimus’ [‘truest’], playing on the meaning of his name in Latin. 1–2) Xiphilinus added that ‘the first part of Dio’s account of Marcus Verus, Antoninus’ successor’ was also missing: what he did regarding Lucius, Commodus’ son, whom Marcus made his son-inlaw, and what the latter did in the war against Vologaesus, having been sent there by his father-in-law.