Overview

Vipsanius Agrippa, Marcus

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 entries

  • Type: Overview Page x
clear all

View:

Avernus

Avernus  

Reference type:
Overview Page
A lake near Naples in Italy, which fills the crater of an extinct volcano, described by Virgil and other Latin writers as the entrance to the underworld; Avernus may also be used for the underworld ...
Cantabri

Cantabri  

Reference type:
Overview Page
A coastal and mountain people of NW Spain situated east of the Astures. They lived in many dispersed fortified settlements of varying sizes and their society was organized in terms ...
Claudius Marcellus, Gaius

Claudius Marcellus, Gaius  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(RE 216)first cousin of M. Claudius Marcellus (4), was consul 50 bc. Frustrated in his efforts to procure Caesar's recall, he called on Pompey to take command of the ...
Iūlius Caesar, Agrippa

Iūlius Caesar, Agrippa  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Youngest son of Vipsanius Agrippa and Iulia (2), b. in 12 bc after his father's death, was adopted by Augustus with Tiberius in ad 4, becoming Agrippa Iulius Caesar. He had a fine physique, but, ...
Lugdunum

Lugdunum  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Colony founded in 43 bc by Munatius Plancus, and to the mid‐3rd cent. the metropolis of the NW of the Roman empire. Its position led to its becoming: the nodal point of Vipsanius Agrippa's Gallic ...
Pannonia

Pannonia  

A Roman province established in ad 9 and named after the Pannonii, a group of Illyrian peoples (see Illyrii) who had absorbed Celtic influences to varying degrees (see Celts), lay ...
Pantheon

Pantheon  

Reference type:
Overview Page
An antique temple dedicated to all the deities; specifically the Pantheon in Rome, the great rotunda built about ad 125.
Pausilypon

Pausilypon  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Name of an extensive, highly-landscaped villa (παύσων λύπην, sans souci) belonging to Augustus' luxurious equestrian friend (see equites) P. Vedius Pollio, and developed by the emperors, on the ridge ...
Pompōnius Atticus, Titus

Pompōnius Atticus, Titus  

Reference type:
Overview Page
B. 110 bc, the son of a cultured equestrian of a family claiming descent from Pompilius Numa (see rex), was later adopted by a rich uncle, whose wealth he inherited. He was a friend of Cicero from ...
Publius Quinctilius Varus

Publius Quinctilius Varus  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Of a patrician family that had been unimportant for centuries. He owed his career to the favour of Augustus. He was consul 13 bc with the future emperor Tiberius; like him, Varus was at the time the ...
Quintus Haterius

Quintus Haterius  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(RE [Suppl. 3] 3a)(suffect consul 5 bc), Augustan orator and declaimer (see declamation), who may have married a daughter of M. Vipsanius Agrippa. Tacitus portrays his obsequiousness under Tiberius ...
Saepta Iulia

Saepta Iulia  

Reference type:
Overview Page
The voting enclosure for the comitia tributa, between the Pantheon and the temple of Isis in the Campus Martius; it was planned and possibly begun by C. Iulius Caesar (1) ...
Tiberius

Tiberius  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(42 bc–ad 37),Roman emperor ad 14–37. The adopted successor of his stepfather and father-in-law Augustus, he became increasingly tyrannical and his reign was marked by a growing number of treason ...
Varius Rūfus

Varius Rūfus  

Reference type:
Overview Page
An Augustan poet, friend of  Virgil and member with him, Quinctilius Varus, and Plotius Tucca of an Epicurean (see epicurus) group referred to by Philodemus. He was also a friend of Maecenas, to whom ...
Vinicius Marcus

Vinicius Marcus  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(RE 6),(suffect consul 19 bc), a novus homo from Cales in Campania, is first mentioned as legate (see legati) of Augustus in Gaul (25 bc). In Illyricum (13 bc ...
Vipsania Agrippina

Vipsania Agrippina  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(d. ad 20)was daughter of Vipsanius Agrippa and granddaughter of Pomponius Atticus. Married to Tiberius, she bore him a son, Nero Claudius Drusus (see Iulius Caesar, Drusus), but he was forced by ...
Vipsania Agrippina

Vipsania Agrippina  

Reference type:
Overview Page
‘Agrippina the Elder’ (c.14 bc–ad 33), the daughter of Vipsanius Agrippa and of Iulia (2), daughter of Augustus. She married Germanicus (probably in ad 5), to whom she bore nine children. She was ...

View: