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Drusus the Younger


Bust of Drusus the Younger. Archaeological Museum, Palermo (Italy). Photo Marco Prins.
Bust of Drusus the Younger (Archaeological Museum, Palermo)
Drusus the Younger (14 BCE - 23 CE): name of a Roman prince, son of the emperor Tiberius.

Life

  • 16 or 15 BCE, 7 October: born as the son of Tiberius and Vipsania Agrippina
  • 4 Receives the title caesar
  • 5? CE: Marries Livilla, daughter of Drusus and Antonia
  • 11: Quaestor
  • 14 Sodalis Augustalis; sent to Pannonia to repress a mutiny
  • 15 Consul; death of a son
  • 17-20: Proconsul in Illyricum
  • 20, 28 May: Ovatio
  • 20, December: Birth of the twins Germanicus and Tiberius Gemellus
  • 21: Consul II
  • 23: Death of Germanicus
  • 23, 14 September: death. Drusus was probably buried in the Mausoleum of Augustus
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