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Marcus Aurelius was Roman emperor from 161 to 180. He was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors.
Epictetus lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his life.
Seneca the Younger
Seneca was born in Cordoba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and philosophy.