- 33 CE]
Given name: Julia
granddaughter of Augustus,
daughter of Marcus Agrippa,
mother of Caligula &
grandmother of Nero.
Involved in power struggle with Sejanus (23 CE).
Exiled by Tiberius
(29 CE). Starved to death.
Annals 1.33, 40-44; 2.43, 54; 3.1, 17-18; 4.12, 39-40, 53-54;
Suetonius, Life of
Tiberius 7, 53; Caligula 7-8.
Other online resources:
Maior - image of bust in Barbara McManus' Rome: Republic to
Empire (College of New Rochelle).
Roman silver denarius bearing
Agrippina's image, minted 37 CE, the year of her son's accession as
emperor & four years after her own death. The Latin inscription reads
(counter-clockwise from under her chin): Agrippina Mat(er) G. Caesar
Aug. Germ. ["Agrippina, mother of Gaius Caesar Augustus
own image is on the other side of this two-faced coin.
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