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Matidia the Elder


Bust of Matidia. Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Bust of Matidia (Louvre, Paris)
Matidia the Elder (c.65 - 119 CE): name of a Roman princess, related to the emperor Trajan.

Life

  • Before 67, probably 4 July: born as daughter of Gaius Salonius Matidius Patruinus and Ulpia Marciana (sister of Trajan)
  • First marriage: to Mindius
  • Second marriage: to Lucius Vibius Sabinus
  • 97: Vibius consul
  • 98?: Death of Vibius
  • 98: Trajan becomes emperor
  • Third marriage to Libo Rupilius Frugi
    • Birth of Rupilia Faustina
  • 100: Sabina marries Hadrian
  • 112, 29 August: Matidia is proclaimed Augusta
  • 117: Death of Trajan; Hadrian succeeds him
  • 119, before 23 December: Death
  • Matidia was consecrated
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