12. Marcus Aurelius ( and before his death Lucius Verus) spent much of the reign fighting frontier wars. This coin reverse shows a war fought in 163 AD. a) Look at this coin carefully and say where this particular war was fought ?
b) The war was provoked by the King of Parthia - what was his name? c) After several early setbacks, the Romans regained the upper hand and the victorius Roman general (under Lucius Verus) founded a new city - what was it called? In 164 AD, a Roman protege was made King of the area - d) what was his name?
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