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Lucretia
(223 words)

[German version]

[1] Wife of Numa Pompilius

Wife of Numa Pompilius, mother of Pompilia, grandmother of Ancus Marcius [I 3] (Plut. Numa 21,2).

[German version]

[2] Wife of Collatinus

Wife of Collatinus. Raped by the Roman prince Sex. Tarquinius, she commits her husband with L. Iunius [I 4] Brutus and P. Valerius to revenge and kills herself. This incident initiates the expulsion of the Tarquinians from Rome and with it the fall of rule by kings (Liv. 1,57-60 [1]; Dion. Ha…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Lucretia”, 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 23 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e710870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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