Claudia Augusta

Claudia Augusta (Classical Latin[ˈklau̯dɪ.a]; January 63 – April 63) was the only daughter[1] of the Roman Emperor Nero and his second wife, the Roman Empress Poppaea Sabina. Claudia and her mother were honored with the title of Augusta by Nero. She was born in Antium on 21 January 63 and later died four months after,[2] of an unknown illness.

Claudia Augusta

Augusta
CLAVDIA
Statue of a Young Princess.jpg
Statue believed to depict an older idealized Claudia.
Born
Claudia
CitizenshipRoman
EraNeronian
Known forDaughter of Roman emperor Nero
Parents
  • Nero (father)
  • Poppaea Sabina (mother)
FamilyJulio-Claudian
HonoursAugusta
Her father, the Roman Emperor Nero

Nero and Poppaea Sabina mourned her death and Claudia was declared a goddess. Gold statues were placed in temples and circus games were held in Claudia's honor while a shrine and a priest were dedicated to her shortly afterward.

AncestryEdit

Ancestors of Claudia Augusta
16. Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus
8. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
17. Aemilia Lepida
4. Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus
18. Mark Antony
9. Antonia Major
19. Octavia Minor
2. Nero
20. Nero Claudius Drusus
10. Germanicus
21. Antonia Minor
5. Agrippina the Younger
22. Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
11. Agrippina the Elder
23. Julia the Elder
1. Claudia Augusta
6. Titus Ollius
3. Poppaea Sabina the Younger
14. Gaius Poppaeus Sabinus
7. Poppaea Sabina the Elder

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Claudia Neronis".
  2. ^ Tacitus' Annals XV chapter 23
  • E. Groag, A. Stein, L. Petersen – e.a. (edd.), Prosopographia Imperii Romani saeculi I, II et III, Berlin, 1933 – . (PIR2)

External linksEdit

  • A Roman coin of Claudia Augusta can be seen at [1]