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Livia Drusilla

/ˈlɪvɪə druːˈsɪlə/
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58 bc–29 ad, Roman noblewoman: wife (from 39 bc) of Emperor Augustus and mother of Emperor Tiberius
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Livia Drusilla

Caesar Augustus's devoted and influential wife who counseled him on affairs of state and who, in her efforts to secure the imperial succession for her son Tiberius, was reputed to have caused the deaths of many of his rivals, including Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Gaius and Lucius Caesar, Agrippa Postumus, and Germanicus

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