Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 7 : Figures of Antiquity and their Reception in Art, Literature and Music

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Julia
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(Iulia, also Iulia Augusti and Iulia Maior; Greek Ἰουλία/Ioulía)

A. Historical dimension

Julia (39 BC–AD 14) was the daughter of C. Octavius / Octavian(us) (the future Augustus), from his second marriage. She was his only biological child. When she was born in 39 BC, her father divorced her mother Scribonia. J. was enlisted in her father's dynastic politics from her youth, and in retrospect she appears as a political football in the process of securing the succession. She was betrothed first to Antyllus, son of Mark Ant…

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Simonis, Annette, “Julia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 7 : Figures of Antiquity and their Reception in Art, Literature and Music, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2016). Original German-language edition: Historische Gestalten der Antike: Rezeption in Literatur, Kunst und Musik. Herausgegeben von Peter von Möllendorf, Annette Simonis und Linda Simonis. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 7. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2013). Consulted online on 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps7_SIM_004665>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160217



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