Lucius Aelius

Reece Period attributed: Period 6

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Member of the The Adoptive Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 136 until 138.

Lucius Aelius Caesar was born Lucius Ceionius Commodus. In AD 136, the ailing Hadrian adopted him as heir, supposedly due to Commodus’ good looks; Aelius Caesar grew consumptive and died in his post as governor of Pannonia.

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  • Preferred label: Lucius Aelius
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    • Lucius Aelius
    • Lucius Ceionius Commodus
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    • Lucius Aelius Caesar
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  • Definition: Lucius Aelius Caesar (January 13, 101 – January 1, 138) became the adopted son and intended successor of Roman Emperor Hadrian (January 24, 76 AD – July 10, 138 AD), but never attained the throne. Aelius was born with the name Lucius Ceionius Commodus, and later called Lucius Aelius Caesar. He is often mistakenly referred to as Lucius Aelius Verus, though this name is not attested outside the Augustan History and probably arose as a manuscript error.
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