Vipsania Agrippina Major

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Vipsania Agrippina Major

Also Known As: "Vipsania Julia Octavia Agrippina Major DI ROMA", "Vipsania-Agrippina", "Agrippina Germanici"
Birthplace: Athens, Attica, Greece
Death: Died in Latina, Lazio, Italy
Place of Burial: Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Daughter of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia "the Elder"
Wife of Claudius Germanicus Caesar
Mother of Nero Julius-Caesar Germanicus; Drusus Julius Caesar; Caligula, Roman Emperor; Julia Agrippina Minor; Julia Drusilla and 1 other
Sister of Gaius Julius-Caesar, son of Agrippa; Vipsania Julia Agrippina; Lucius Julius Caesar and Marcus Julius-Caesar Agrippa Postumus
Half sister of Tiberillus, infant son of Julia; Vipsania Aggripina Julia; Vipsania Marcella Agrippina and Vipsania Agrippina

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About Vipsania Agrippina Major

4217576384055059. Augusta Agrippina "The Younger" ROMAN EMPIRE,1601,1746 daughter of Ceasar Germanicus ROMAN EMPIRE and Agrippina "The Elder" ROMAN EMPIRE, was born in 15 and died in 59 at age 44. The cause of her death was Poisoned.

General Notes:

Agrippina was granted the title of Augusta, a rank no wife of an emperor had held before. And she was determined to see her twelve year old son Nero take the place of Britannicus as imperial heir.

She successfully arranged for Nero to be betrothed to Claudius' daughter Octavia. And a year later Claudius adopted him as son.

Then on the night of the 12 to 13 October AD 54 Claudius suddenly died. His death is generally attributed to his scheming wife Agrippina who didn't care to wait for her son Nero inherit the throne and so poisoned Claudius with mushrooms.

Agrippina married Emperor Rome Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus ROMAN EMPIRE 1601,3472 in <, , Lyons, France>. Tiberius was born 1 August 10 B.C. in Palace Augustus, Roma, Italy 3472 and died on 13 October 54 in , , Roma, Italy 3472. The cause of his death was Poisoned with a treated mushroom by his wife, Agrippina.

Agrippina next married Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus ROMAN EMPIRE.3472

The child from this marriage was:

                     i.  Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus ROMAN EMPIRE was born on 15 December 37 in Antium 3472 and died on 9 June 68 in Rome, , Lazio, Italy 3472 at age 30. Another name for Nero was Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus ROMAN EMPIRE.

Agrippina the Elder

  • Spouse: Germanicus
  • Issue
  1. Nero Caesar
  2. Drusus Caesar
  3. Caligula, Roman Emperor
  4. Agrippina the Younger, Roman Empress
  5. Julia Drusilla
  6. Julia Livilla
  • Father Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
  • Mother Julia the Elder
  • Born 14 BC Athens, Greece; Died 18 October 33 (aged 47) Pandataria; Burial Pandataria, later the Mausoleum of Augustus

8435152768110119. Agrippina "The Elder" ROMAN EMPIRE 1601,1746 was born in 12 B.C. and died in 33 at age 45.

General Notes:

Julia Vipsania Agrippina (circa 14 BC– AD 33), known as Agrippina Major (Agrippina "the Elder"), was one of the most powerful women in the Roman Empire in the early 1st century AD. She was the daughter of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa by his third wife Julia Caesaris, was grand-daughter of Augustus, wife of Germanicus, and the mother of Agrippina Minor and Caligula.

The place and date of her birth are unknown but by about 5 AD she had married Germanicus, the step-grandson of the Emperor Augustus. The well-regarded Germanicus was a candidate for the succession and had won fame campaigning in Germania and Gaul, where he was accompanied by Agrippina. This was most unusual for Roman wives, as convention required them to stay at home, and earned her a reputation as a model for heroic womanhood. She bore him two daughters in Gaul, a boy and Agrippina Minor in the Rhine frontier.

Agrippina and Germanicus travelled to the Near East in AD 19, incurring the displeasure of the emperor Tiberius. He quarrelled with Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, the governor of Syria, and died in Antioch in mysterious circumstances. It was widely suspected that Germanicus had been poisoned – perhaps on the orders of Tiberius himself – and Agrippina returned to Rome to avenge his death. She boldly accused Piso of the murder of Germanicus. To avoid public infamy, Piso committed suicide.

From 19 to 29, Agrippina remained in Rome, becoming increasingly involved with a group of senators who opposed the growing power of Tiberius' favourite Sejanus. Her relations with the emperor became increasingly fraught as she made it clear that she believed that he was responsible for the death of Germanicus. Tiberius also evidently feared that she might seek to secure the throne for her own children. In 26, the emperor rejected her request that she be allowed to marry again.

Agrippina and her sons Drusus and Nero Caesar were arrested in 29 on the orders of Tiberius. They were tried by the Senate and Agrippina was banished to the island of Pandataria (now called Ventotene) in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Campania, where she died on October 18, 33 in suspicious circumstances. The official story was that she had starved herself to death, but it seems equally likely that she was starved on the orders of the emperor. After her death, Tiberius convinced the senate to revoke all her former privileges and declared her birthday to be a day of ill-omen.

Agrippina had nine children by Germanicus, several of whom died young. Drusus died of starvation after being imprisoned in Rome and Nero Caesar either committed suicide or was murdered after his trial in 29. Only two of her children are of historical importance: Agrippina Minor, also known as Agrippina the Younger, and Gaius Caesar, who succeeded Tiberius under the name of Caligula. Despite Tiberius' enmity towards Caligula's elder brothers, he nonetheless made Caligula and his cousin Tiberius Gemellus joint heirs to his property.

Agrippina was regarded by contemporaries as being a woman of the highest character and exemplary Roman morals. There is a portrait of her in the Capitoline Museum at Rome and a bronze medal in the British Museum showing her ashes being brought back to Rome by order of Caligula. 3470

Agrippina married Ceasar Germanicus ROMAN EMPIRE 1601 in <B.C. 12>. Germanicus was born in Lyons, France and died on 24 January 41.

Nieta del Emperador Augusto, madre de Caligula el Emperador y Agripina la menor (madre de Neron), Fue una noble considerada como ejemplo de las virtudes Romanas, tras la misteriosa muerte de Germanico su marido, busco auxilio en Tiberio, pero este poco hizo por hacer jusicia, esto la hizo sospechar de Tiberio y lo acuso publicamente de la muerte de su marido. Fue acusada de conspiracion y exiliada en la isla de Pandataria donde se le dejo morir de hambre.

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Vipsania Agrippina Major's Timeline

Athens, Attica, Greece
Age 19
Age 20
August 31, 12
Age 26
Antium (present-day Anzio)
November 6, 15
Age 29
Rome, Roma, Italy
September 16, 16
Age 30
Age 31
October 17, 33
Age 47
Latina, Lazio, Italy
October 18, 33
Age 47
Rome, Lazio, Italy