Agrippina


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Agrippina

1. called the Elder. c. 14 bc--33 ad, Roman matron: granddaughter of Augustus, wife of Germanicus, mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger
2. called the Younger. 15--59 ad, mother of Nero, who put her to death after he became emperor
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The values that define Gran Melia hotels, exceptional service based on traditional luxury and avant-garde style, will be exemplified at Gran Melia Rome Villa Agrippina, the brand's new flagship.
The characters of a life that reads like a cross between a horror film and a soap opera come to life in the exhibition, which begins with busts and portraits of Nero, Agrippina and Poppaea in the Roman Curia in the Forum.
When Claudius began to have doubts about his wife's loyalties, Agrippina fed him a dinner of poisoned mushrooms.
Only Letitzia Ramolo Bonaparte, Madame Mere, a noble Roman matron modelled on the antique Agrippina in the Capitoline collection, became in his hands a work of real psychological presence.
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71) Part of the reason for Seneca's hatred of Maecenas is thought to result from Seneca's aversion to the literary trends of the new court poets, the types with whom Nero had begun to surround himself after the death of Agrippina.
Acclaimed drama, starring Igor Chernevich, Gleb Puskepalis and Agrippina Steklova.
Agrippina, the niece of emperor Claudius and mother of the infant Nero, enlists the aid of Epaphroditus, a young slave, in a plot to protect herself from a prophecy that her own son would murder her.
After all, Nero cannot have been unaware of the fact that Agrippina was his mother.
Suetonius accuses him of committing frequent incest with his mother Agrippina, of raping a vestal virgin, and of attempting to convert one of his young male consorts into a woman by mutilating him and forcing him to undergo a wedding in bridal attire.
During the Soviet period, 'Imperial' was dropped from the title and the school re-named to commemorate Mme Agrippina Vaganova, an influential director there in the 1930s.