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a client of Junia Silana. This lady had been grievously injured by Agrippina, and now resolved to take vengeance. She therefore sent Calvisius and a fellow-client to bring against Agrippina the charge of endeavouring to place Rubellius Plautus on the throne instead of Nero. It was so contrived that the charge came to the emperor's ears in a round-about way, and did not appear an intentional denunciation. Hereupon, Nero resolved to put Agrippina to death ; but the monstrous deed was yet deferred for a few years, and Junia Silana and her two clients were sent into exile; but after the murder of Agrippina they were all recalled. (Tac. Ann. 13.19, 21, 22, 14.12.)


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