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Lepĭda, aunt of Nero, accused of magic and put to death (A.D. 54) through the intrigues of Agrippina, who was jealous of her influence over Nero (Tac. Ann. xii. 64 foll.).


Domitilla, wife of Vespasian, who had by her Titus and Domitian and a daughter named Domitilla. She had been the mistress of a Roman knight and passed for a freedwoman; but she was declared of free birth on having been acknowledged by her father Flavius Liberalis, who held the situation of scribe to one of the quaestors. She died before Vespasian came to the throne (Suet. Vesp. 3).


Longīna, daughter of the famous Corbulo, the general of Nero. She married Aelius Lamia, but was seduced by Domitian and, after the birth of a daughter, publicly raised to the throne. Hardly, however, had the emperor elevated her to the station of Augusta, when his jealousy was alarmed by certain familiarities to which she admitted the pantomime Paris, so that he drove her from the palace. The ascendency which she had acquired, however, over the vicious emperor was too strong to be thus suddenly dissolved, and she was recalled to her former station. Domitia was concerned, it is thought, in the conspiracy by which the emperor lost his life. She died during the reign of Trajan (Suet. Dom. 3).

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