A to Z of Ancient Greek and Roman Women (A to Z of Women) by Marjorie Lightman PDF
By Marjorie Lightman
Profiles the lives of ladies from archaic Greece within the 7th century BCE to the autumn of Rome in 476 CE, together with poet Julia Balbilla, Boudicca, Cleopatra III, Sappho, and Eurydice.
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Albina’s reluctance may have been further heightened by pressure from her renowned mother-in-law who had returned to Italy after an absence of 27 15 Albina the Younger years, in part to encourage her grandchildren to live celibate lives. The elder Melania stayed with the family on her trip to Italy. She strengthened the young couple’s resolve and urged Albina and Publicola to moderate their opposition. She succeeded. Publicola relented. , after his mother’s departure. After Publicola died, and Albina was free to follow her own inclinations, she joined Melania and Pinianus in a modest villa on the Appian Way, and Pinianus put his palatial house on the Aventine up for sale.
Kroll. Real-Encyclopadie d. Classischen Altertumswissenschaft 1893–. (Germany: multiple publishers) 556. Syme, Ronald. The Augustan Aristocracy. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986, p. 172. ———. Tacitus. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1958, passim. ) Roman: Rome Christian ascetic Albina lived during the political and religious turmoil of the fourth century that included Goths invading Italy and Christianization of the Roman elite. Her patrician family, the Caeionii, exempliﬁed the process of intermarriage between Christians and pagans that enabled Christianity to permeate the senatorial ranks.
The emperor’s mother, Livia Drusilla; the taciturn Tiberius; and Antonia, Germanicus’s own mother, did not attend the ceremonies. People took their absence as conﬁrmation that Tiberius might have had a hand in the death of Germanicus. Agrippina the Elder, Vipsania Agrippina brought formal charges against Piso and Munatia. Poisoning could not be proved so the main charge was treason. Tiberius presided over the trial in the Senate. Piso killed himself before the end of the trial after having written to Tiberius protesting his loyalty.
A to Z of Ancient Greek and Roman Women (A to Z of Women) by Marjorie Lightman