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Calpurnia

(kălpûr`nēə), d. after 44 B.C., Roman matron. The daughter of Lucius Calpurnicus Piso Caesoninus (see under PisoPiso
, distinguished family of the ancient Roman gens Calpurnia. One of the best-known members was Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, d. after 43 B.C., father-in-law of Julius Caesar. As consul (58 B.C.
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, family), she was married to Julius Caesar in 59 B.C. She was loyal to him despite his many infidelities and his neglect. The picture of her in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is drawn mainly from Plutarch.

Calpurnia

dreams that a statue of Julius Caesar is spouting blood from a hundred wounds. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Julius Caesar]

Calpurnia

sees bloody statue of Julius in dream. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
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