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Claudia
(907 words)

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] A daughter of Ap. Claudius Caecus, 3rd cent. BC

A daughter of Ap. Claudius Caecus. Her wish, which she loudly expressed in a crowd, that her brother P. Claudius Pulcher (cos. 249 BC) should live and lose another battle at sea so that the mob would be decreased, was heavily fined (Ateius Capito in Gell. NA 10,6; Liv. per. 19; Suet. Tib. 2,3).

Bibliography

R. A. Bauman, Women and Politics in Ancient Rome, 1992, 19-20.

[German version]

[I 2] Daughter of Ap.…

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Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Claudia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e300080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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