Visual Timeline: Marcus Aurelius
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121 CE - 180 CE: Life of Marcus Aurelius.
161 CE - 169 CE: Marcus Aurelius rules with Lucius Verus.
161 CE - 180 CE: Reign of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
168 CE: Germanic tribes cross the Danube into the Roman Empire.
169 CE - 177 CE: Marcus Aurelius rules alone.
176 CE: A huge bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback is erected in Rome.
177 CE - 180 CE: Marcus Aurelius rules with Commodus.
180 CE: The Column of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina is erected in Rome. It depicts in relief sculpture the emperors' campaigns across the Danube.