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Sextia
(103 words)

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[1] Wife of L. Cornelius [II 59] Sulla Felix, died in 24 AD

Wife of L. Cornelius [II 59] Sulla Felix who died in AD 21. When her second husband Mamercus Aemilius [II 14] Scaurus was forced into suicide in 34, she killed herself together with him (Tac. Ann. 6,29,1).

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Raepsaet-Charlier, no. 711.

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[2] Sister of S. [1]?

Possibly a sister of S. [1]. When her son-in-law L. Antistius [II 12] Vetus was accused in A…

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Sextia”, 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 31 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1111140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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