from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Agrippina 1 Known as "the Elder.” 13 B.C.?-A.D. 33. Roman matron and mother of Caligula. She was influential in the struggle for power during the reign of Tiberius.
  • Agrippina 2 Known as "the Younger.” A.D. 15?-59. Roman empress. She murdered her husband, the emperor Claudius, so that her son by a previous marriage, Nero, would become emperor. Nero, distrusting his mother, had her murdered.

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  • proper n. The mother of Caligula; the mother of Nero

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  • n. wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
  • n. granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)


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