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Domitia Longina was a Roman matrona that lived in the 1st century. She was daughter of the general Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo and his wife, Cassia Longina. domitia, wife of roman emperor domitian, uffizi gallery, florence, italy The copyright status of this work is difficult or impossible to determine. ... The Roman Forum was the central area around which ancient Rome developed. ... The place of the matrona (a Roman woman) in the society was mostly indoors, taking care of the family and household. ... The 1st century was that century which lasted from 1 AD to 100 AD, or from 0 to 99 in a more scientific notation (using a year zero), as in astronomical year numbering. ... Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (around AD 7 - AD 67) was a Roman general. ...


In 70, Domitia was married to Lucius Aelius Lamia (son of an African Proconsul under Tiberius), but she attracted the attention of Domitian, son of emperor Vespasian. Shortly afterwards she was taken from her husband and remarried with the future emperor. Domitian later executed Lamia on certain suspicions. They had a son in the next year and a daughter in 74, both died young. Domitian was very fond of his wife and carried her in all his travels. Nevertheless, he was also seen often in the company of other women and kept an enormous number of lovers. He did not, however, tolerate the same kind of liberties from his wife. In 83, Domitia Longina's affair with the actor Paris was disclosed. Paris was executed and Domitia received her letter of divorce from Domitian. She was exiled, but remained close to Roman politics and to Domitian. In 96, her actions were decisive for the success of the plot to murder the unpopular emperor. Domitia died peacefully in 126 AD. Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century Decades: 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s - 70s - 80s 90s 100s 110s 120s Years: 65 66 67 68 69 - 70 - 71 72 73 74 75 Events The building of the Colosseum starts (approximate date). ... World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second_largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... For the Miocene ape, see Proconsul (genus) Under the Roman Empire a proconsul was a promagistrate filling the office of a consul. ... A bust of younger Emperor Tiberius For the city in Israel, see Tiberias. ... Domitian bust in the Louvre Titus Flavius Domitianus (24 October 51 – 18 September 96), commonly known as Domitian, was a Roman emperor of the gens Flavia. ... Vespasian sestertius, struck in 71 to celebrate the victory in the Jewish Rebellion. ... For other uses, see number 83. ... For other uses, see number 96. ... Events First year of the Yongjian era of the Chinese Han Dynasty. ...


Domitia Longina appears on coins minted during Domitian's reign.


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