A Person Has Died; She Just Happened to Be Queen

It Matters How We See Ourselves and Others

Elizabeth (Source)

Marcus Aurelius was ruler of the Roman Empire at arguably its height of power and prosperity. He nevertheless saw himself as a mere man, one compelled to be Emperor, and in no way greater than the common people. He just happened to be Emperor, and in the power vested in him, he defended Roman territory from…

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