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Poppaea Sabina

(pŏpē`ə səbī`nə), d. A.D. 65, Roman empress, wife of NeroNero
(Nero Claudius Caesar) , A.D. 37–A.D. 68, Roman emperor (A.D. 54–A.D. 68). He was originally named Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus and was the son of Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul in A.D.
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. While married to OthoOtho, Marcus Salvius
, A.D. 32–A.D. 69, Roman emperor (Jan.–April, A.D. 69). He was a friend of Nero, and his wife, Poppaea Sabina, became Nero's mistress; Otho was repaid (A.D. 58) with the province of Lusitania. In A.D.
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, her second husband, she became mistress of Nero, whom she finally married in A.D. 62. She had great influence over Nero, inducing him to have his mother (Agrippina the YoungerAgrippina the Younger,
d. A.D. 59, Roman matron; daughter of Germanicus Caesar and Agrippina the Elder. By her first husband, Cneius Domitius Ahenobarbus, she was the mother of Nero.
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), his former wife (OctaviaOctavia
. 1 d. 11 B.C., Roman matron, sister of Emperor Augustus and wife of Marc Antony, her second husband. For some years, she helped maintain peace between her brother and her husband.
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), and the philosopher SenecaSeneca,
the younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) , c.3 B.C.–A.D. 65, Roman philosopher, dramatist, and statesman, b. Corduba (present-day Córdoba), Spain. He was the son of Seneca the elder.
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 killed. One story has it that in a fit of temper Nero kicked her to death.
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The natural landscape of Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, the waters of the Bay, the architectural and artistic legacy of the city, the pigments of the frescoes in Villa Poppaea in Oplontis, the decoration of Baroque churches--these were all explored and proved ripe for the picking for the collection.
Tambien la Roma imperial, a traves la "revolucion conservadora" de Augusto, realizo una accion de biopolitica, con la Lex Iulia deadulteriis coercendis y sobre todo con la Lex Papia Poppaea, que ponia restricciones al celibato y favorecia a las familias con numerosa prole.
He called Poppaea "the wickedest woman in the world" (The Autobiography o/Cecil B.
Relatum dein de moderanda Papia Poppaea, quam senior Augustus post Iulias rogationes incitandis caelibum poenis et augendo aerario sanxerat.
y posteriormente la Lex Pappia Poppaea del ano 9 d.
Emperor Nero's wife, Poppaea, is said to have worshiped the Lord, observed the Sabbath, and abstained from forbidden food.
Its depiction of the pagan debaucheries of Ancient Rome is staged with too much relish for the story's ultimate negation of them to be remotely credible, and Claudette Colbert's cheerfully dissolute, milk-bathing, bisexual anti-heroine Poppaea too clearly steals the film from Elissa Landi's simperingly virtuous Christian heroine Mercia for there to be any confusion about its real priorities.
En los suburbios de Pompeya tambien tuvo presencia la villa romana, de grandes espacios y que se encuentra representada con excelsitud por la Villa de Poppaea, en Oplonti, ahora Comuna de Torre Annunziata.
If Poppaea, the purported owner of the grand Roman villa that has come to light near Pompeii, were to walk into her slaves' quarters today, she would think the gods had enchanted it.
00 Thurles Claudia Augusta was the only daughter of the Roman emperor Nero by his second wife Poppaea Sabina.
Monica Cyrino notes that "[s]he is neither a feline seductress, like Empress Poppaea in Quo Vadis, nor the pure Christian .
The poem treats Poppaea Sabina, the wife of the cruel leader, as a goddess - describing her ascending into the heavens and painting a touching portrait of the couple.