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Fulvia

(fŭl`vēə), d. 40 B.C. Roman matron. She was wife, in turn, of Publius ClodiusClodius
(Publius Clodius Pulcher) , d. 52 B.C., Roman politician. He belonged to the Claudian gens (see Claudius), and his name is also written as Publius Claudius Pulcher. He was brother to Appius Claudius Pulcher and to the notorious Clodia. In 62 B.C.
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, Quintus Scribonius Curio, and (44 B.C.) Marc AntonyAntony
or Marc Antony,
Lat. Marcus Antonius, c.83 B.C.–30 B.C., Roman politican and soldier. He was of a distinguished family; his mother was a relative of Julius Caesar.
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, to whom she remained completely loyal. She had been attacked (in the Philippics) by Cicero, and she pierced his tongue with a needle when his head was brought to Rome (43). She led a revolt in Antony's interest against Augustus. Her forces were defeated at Perusia (40 B.C.), and she died at Sicyon.