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Vibia Sabina


Bust of Sabina. Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Bust of Sabina (Louvre)
Sabina (85-c.137): Roman empress, wife of Hadrian.

Relatives

  • Father: Lucius Vibius Sabinus
  • Mother: Matidia, daughter of Ulpia Marciana, sister of Trajan
  • Married to: Hadrian

Life

  • c.85 Born
  • 98: Accession of Trajan
  • c.100: Marriage to Hadrian
  • 117: Accession of Hadrian
  • 119: Receives the title Augusta
  • c.124: Crisis: fall of Septicius Clarus (praetorian prefect) and Suetonius
  • c.137: Death
  • Buried in the Mausoleum of Hadrian; consecrated

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