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Agrippina Maior


Portrait of Agrippina Maior from the Stanwix limes fort. Museum of Carlisle (Britain). Photo Marco Prins.
Portrait of Agrippina Maior from the Stanwix limes fort Museum of Carlisle)
Agrippina Maior (14 BCE - 33 CE): Roman princess, granddaughter of Augustus and wife of princess Germanicus.

Life

  • 14 BCE: Born as a daughter of Agrippa, the right-hand man of Augustus, and Julia, Augustus' daughter
  • Raised in Rome
  • c.3 CE: Married to Germanicus
  • 6:  Birth of Nero Julius Caesar
  • 7:  Birth of Drusus Julius Caesar
  • 12: Birth of Gaius Julius Caesar (= Caligula)
  • 14: Death of Augustus, accession of Tiberius
  • 14-16: Germanicus' German Campaigns
  • 15: Birth of Agrippina Minor
  • 16: Birth of Julia Drusilla
  • 18: Birth of Julia Livilla
  • Trip to the east
  • 19: Death of Germanicus
    • NB: three sons, Tiberius Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar, and an anonymous boy, died young
  • 26: Agrippina requests Tiberius to be allowed to marry Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus; he refuses
  • 29: Exiled to Pandataria
  • 18 October 33: death
  • Buried in the Mausoleum of Augustus
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