[Mariana Flores] Mother of Emperors

Mariana Flores - Mother of Emperors

  Our last article dwelled in the world of ancient Rome, and how despite the chauvinist ways of this civilization some women achieved significant importance. This is particularly true in the case of these two women. Aggripina (yes, both had the same name) as they gave birth to emperors of Rome. Agrippina the Elder lived from 14 BC to 33 AD. She was the granddaughter of Augustus and the wife…

[Mariana Flores] How Lived Women in Rome

Mariana Flores - Women of Rome

As her nephew attempted to stab Commodus, he shouted, “Here is the dagger the senate sends you!” This was ample warning to Commodus’ guards. Commodus had them executed in 182 AD. A character based on Lucilla appears in the movie Gladiator. Aurelia Cotta, who lived from 120 to 54 BC, was the mother of Julius Caesar. She was the one in charge of raising Caesar along with his two sisters…