While history has been favorable to the military exploits and architectural feats of the patricians of the Roman realm, there was also a ‘rustic’ side to their presumed lavish lifestyles. An archaeological discovery entailing the ruins of the summer residence of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (ruled from 161–180 AD) can surely shed some light into…

via Extravagant summer retreat of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius discovered in southern Turkey — Realm of History

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