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Lucilla


Coin of Lucilla. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Holland). Photo Marco Prins.
Coin of Lucilla
(Valkhof, Nijmegen)
Lucilla (149-181): name of a Roman empress, married to Lucius Verus (ruled 161-169).

Relatives:
  • Father: Marcus Aurelius
  • Mother: Faustina II
  • First husband: Lucius Verus
    • Daughter: Aurelia Lucilla (married to Claudius Pompeianus Quintianus)
  • Second husband: Tiberius Claudius Pompeianus
    • Son: Pompeianus

Life

  • 7 March 149: Daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II; full name Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla
  • Spring 161: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus become emperor
  • Spring 161: Engaged to Lucius Verus
  • 163: Marriage to Lucius Verus, in Ephesus
  • 166: Birth of a daughter Aurelia Lucilla
  • 169: Death of Lucius Verus; second marriage to Tiberius Claudius Pompeianus
  • 170 (or later): Birth of a son Pompeianus
  • 180: Death of Marcus Aurelius; accession of Commodus
  • 181: Lucilla accused of an attempt to kill Commodus; she is sent in exile to Capri, where she is executed
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