Augustan Histories [Historia Augusta]
Scriptores Historiae Augustae
Latin (Imperial Era)
VITA MARCI ANTONINI PHILOSOPHI IULI CAPITOLINI
I. 1 Marco Antonino, in omni vita philosophanti viro et qui sanctitate vitae omnibus principibus antecellit, 2 pater Annius Verus, qui in praetura decessit,
[Marcus Antoninus --or otherwise Aurelius---who excelled during his entire life as man of philosophy and sanctity of life over the rest of the emperors, whose father Annius Verus, who made it to the office of praetor,]
avus Annius Verus, iterum consul et praefectus urbi, adscitus in patricios a principibus (a) Vespasiano et Tito censoribus,
[His grandfather Annius Verus, twice consul and Prefect of the City, promoted to the class of patricians by the emperors Vespasian and Titus, when the latter were censors--]
3 patruus Annius Libo consul, amita Galeria Faustina Augusta, mater Domitia Calvilla, Calvisii Tulli bis consulis filia,
[his uncle Annius Libol was a consul, his aunt Galeria Faustina an Augustina, his mother was Domitia Calvilla--the daughter of Calvisius Tullius, a consul two times.]
4 proavus paternus Annius Verus praetorius ex Uccubitano municipio ex Hispania factus senator, proavus maternus Catilius Severus bis consul et praefectus urbi, avia paterna Rupilia Faustina, Rupili Boni consularis filia, fuere.
[Annius Verus was his paternal ancestor, a praetor over the city of Uccubita and appointed senator from Spain, and paternal grandfather Catilius Severus was twice consul and Prefect of the City; his paternal aunt was Rupilia Faustina, the daughter of Rupilius Bonus, a former consul.]
5 Natus est Marcus Romae VI. kl. Maias in monte Caelio in hortis avo suo iterum et Augure consulibus.
[Marcus was born in Rome in 6th Kalends of May in the gardens of the Caelian Hill, when his grandfather was consul for the second time and now augur.]
6 Cuius familia in originem recurrens a Numa probatur sanguinem trahere, ut Marius Maximus docet;
[His family, racing back to its origins from Numa, is worthy to claim his bloodline, according to Marius Maximus;]
item a rege Sallentino Malemnio, Dasummi filio, qui Lopias condidit.
[Likewise, he claimed his bloodline from the king Sallentinus Malemnius, son of Dasummius, who founded the city of Lopiae.]