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Faustina II


Faustina II. Bust from the Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Faustina II (Louvre, Paris)
Faustina II (c.130-176): Roman empress, wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius.

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Coin, showing the apotheosis of Faustina.
Coin, showing the apotheosis
of Faustina (!!)


Life:

  •  c.130, 16 February: Born; official name Annia Galeria Faustina
  • 25 February 138: Engaged to Lucius Verus; after July 138, the engagement is ended and Faustina is engaged to Marcus Aurelius
  • 145, 13 May?: Marriage to Marcus Aurelius
  • 176, Early summer: Dies in Halala in the Taurus Mountains
  • Faustina was buried in the Mausoleum of Hadrian and received divine honors


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