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Octavia
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[1] O. maior Augustus' half sister

She was the child from C. Octavius’[I 2] first marriage to Ancharia and was therefore the half sister of Octavian who later became Augustus. She was married to Sex. Appuleius [II 2]; their son was Sex. Appuleius [II 3]. O. is honoured as the sister of Augustus and the mother of Sex. Appuleius on an…

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Fischer, Klaus (Bonn), Fischer, Robert (Baden-Baden), Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), “Octavia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 01 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e827850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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