Commodus: One Of The Worst Emperors In Roman History

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Some people claim that the emperor Commodus was one of the worst emperors in Roman history. Commodus was the son of Marcus Aurelius, who was a successful ruler in Roman history who set a precedent in which Commodus had to live up to. Commodus proved himself to be a dictator who was a very disengaged pleasure-seeking leader. Commodus was born on the thirty-first of August in in 161 A.D. in the town of Alluvium, Rome. His fathers physician, Galen, looked after Commodus. Apuleius Galena's otherwise known as Claudius Galena's, better known as Galen of Pergamum, was an extremely conspicuous Roman physician, surgeon and philosopher. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor from the year 161 to 180 A.D. He ruled with Lucius Versus as a co-emperor from
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