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Livia


Bust of Livia. Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Livia (Louvre, Paris)
Livia (58 BCE - 29 CE): Roman empress, wife of the emperor Augustus.

Full name: Livia Drusilla

Relatives:

  • Father: Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus
  • Mother: Alfidia
  • Husband: Tiberius Claudius Nero
  • Husband: Octavian (= Augustus)

Life: 

  • 58 BCE, 28 or 30 January: Born
  • 43 Marriage to Tiberius Claudius Nero
  • 42, 16 November: Birth of Tiberius
  • 38, 17 January: Marriage to Octavian
  • 38, 11 April: Birth of Drusus
  • 35: Declared sacrosanct; right to have statues
  • 9: Ius III liberorum
  • 6 BCE: Dedication of the Porticus Liviae
  • 14 CE: Death of Augustus; succession of Tiberius; she receives the title Julia Augusta
  • 29: Death; burial in the Mausoleum of Augustus
  • 42: Consecratio (Diva Augusta);
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