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Gaius Caesar


Bust of Gaius Caesar. British Museum, London (Britain). Photo Marco Prins.
Bust of Gaius Caesar (British Museum, London)
Gaius Caesar (20 BCE - 4 CE): name of a Roman prince, grandson of the emperor Augustus.

Life

  • Summer 20 BCE: Born as son of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia, daughter of Augustus)
  • 17: Adopted by Augustus
  • 13: Organizes, together with Tiberius, games
  • 12: Augustus offers games in honor of Gaius and his brother Lucius Caesar
  • 12 Death of Agrippa; Julia marries Tiberius
  • 8: Visit to Gaul
  • 7: Organizes, together with Gnaeus Piso, games
  • 6: Made priest
  • 1 BCE: Marries Livilla; travels to the East (in his company are Marcus Lollius, Publius Sulpicius Quirinius, Sejanus, and Velleius Paterculus)
  • 1 CE: Consul
  • 2: Intervention in Armenia
  • 3: Attack on Artagira; he is wounded
  • 4, 21 or 22 February: death in Limyra (Lycia)
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