previous next


1. The wife of Caecina Paetus. When her husband was ordered by the emperor Claudius to put an end to his life, A. D. 42, and hesitated to do so, Arria stabbed herself, handed the dagger to her husband, and said, "Paetus, it does not pain me." (Plin. Ep. 3.16; D. C. 60.16; Martial. 1.14; Zonaras, 11.9.)

hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
42 AD (1)
hide References (1 total)
  • Cross-references from this page (1):
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 3.16
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: