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Biography - Marcus Aurelius:

Emperor of Rome.
Born: 121 - Died: 180
Period:
2nd century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Soon you will have forgotten the world, and soon the world will have forgotten you.



Note 

Note



Book VII, 21


Source: Meditations



Translation

Translation

(French, German, Latin)



French
Bientôt tu auras tout oublié ; bientôt tous t'auront oublié.

German
Bald - und du hast alles vergessen. Bald - und alles hat dich vergessen.

Latin
Instat tempus, quo tu omnium oblitus eris: instat, quo omnes tui obliti erunt.




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