the concubine of Vespasian, was originally a freedwoman of Antonia, the mother of the emperor Claudius.
After the death of his wife Flavia Domitilla, Vespasian took her to live with him and treated her almost as his legal wife.
She had very great influence with Vespasian, and acquired immense wealth from the presents presented to her by those who wished to gain the favour of the emperor. Domitian, however, treated her with some contempt.
After her death, Vespasian kept many concubines in her place. (D. C. 66.14
; Suet. Vesp.
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