A Tourist in Rome - Livia

Birth:January 30, 58 BC
Death:September 28, 29 AD (illness)

Livia Drusilla was Augustus' wife and adviser, and mother of Tiberius, grandmother of Claudius, great-grandmother of Caligula, and great-great-grandmother of Nero. Watch "I, Claudius" sometime; it expounds the point of view that Livia really ruled the Roman Empire from about 10 AD, a few years before the death of Augustus, until her own death in 29 AD. It portrays her as a superbly dislikable manipulator.

Livia, in the Capitoline Museum's Hall of Emperors
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Livia, in the National Museum of Rome - Palazzo Massimo
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