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  • I was using Agrippina's numbers to do my calculation, but when I use RCP's instead, I arrive at the same conclusion as yourself (see my other comment below).

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  • In the finale of Act II, after the knots of intrigue are untangled to provide the requisite lieto fine (happy ending), the supertitles spell out what really happened to the feverishly scheming characters, beginning with Agrippina's murder of her husband and ending with Nero's suicide.

    An Opera Fit for Broadway: Agrippina, Deliciously Tweaked

  • Sometimes the boys catch sight of her, and shout up rudely at her window; and I can never sufficiently admire Agrippina's conduct upon these trying occasions, the well-bred composure with which she affects neither to see nor to hear them, nor to be aware that there are such objectionable creatures as children in the world.

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  • Confluentes [386]; and he alleges, as a proof of it, that altars are there shown with this inscription: "For Agrippina's child-birth."

    De vita Caesarum

  • Then the spirit of evil enters Agrippina's little heart.

    Concerning Cats My Own and Some Others

  • Confluentes [386]; and he alleges, as a proof of it, that altars are there shown with this inscription: "For Agrippina's child-birth."

    The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 04: Caligula

  • After she descended from the ship, accompanied with her two infants, carrying in her bosom the melancholy urn, with her eyes cast steadily down; equal and universal were the groans of the beholders: nor could you distinguish relations from strangers, nor the wailings of men from those of women, unless that the new-comers, who were recent in their sallies of grief, exceeded Agrippina's attendants, wearied out with long lamentations.

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • Descending slowly, we find ourselves once more at Agrippina's side in the Portico; not this time to look at the statues, but out upon the prospect, _sub dio_, and amuse ourselves with tracking the broken and often interrupted lines of converging aqueducts that cross and recross the plain.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847.

  • I am certainly not Agrippina's mistress, and the assumption of authority on my part would be a mere empty dignity, like those swelling titles which afford such innocent delight to the Freemasons of our severe republic.

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  • It is possible, as Tacitus says, that marriage with Claudius was the height of Agrippina's ambition, but it is also possible that it was an act of supreme self-sacrifice on the part of a woman who had been educated in the traditions of the Roman aristocracy, and who therefore considered herself merely a means to the political advancement of her relatives and her children.

    The Women of the Caesars

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