Julia Caesaris

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Julia Caesaris (Classical Latin: IVLIA•CAESARIS) is the name of all women in the Julii Caesares patrician family (a subdivision of the Julii family), since feminine names were their father's gens and cognomen declined in the female form. (Male members of the Julii Caesares include Julius Caesar and Caesar Augustus.) Several Juliae Caesares are cited by the ancient sources, notably the following:

Immediate relations of Julius Caesar[edit]

Paternal aunt[edit]

Julia Caesaris (d. 69 BC) was the paternal aunt of Julius Caesar and the wife of Gaius Marius.


Main article: Julia Cornelia

Julia Caesaris (d. 104 BC) known in modern day references as Julia Cornelia to distinguish her from her other family members. She was the first cousin of Julius Caesar's father and wife of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.


Main article: Julia Antonia

Julia Caesaris (approx. 104 BC – after 39 BC), known in the sources as Julia Antonia to distinguish her from the others, was the wife of Marcus Antonius Creticus and mother of Gaius and Lucius Antonius and Mark Antony, the triumvir.


Julius Caesar had two elder sisters and both were called Julia Caesaris. Not much is known on the elder sister. The younger sister (101 BC-51 BC) became the grandmother of Augustus.


Julius Caesar's only legitimate child to survive to adulthood, married strategically to Pompey to cement the First Triumvirate, died in childbirth in 54 BC.

Immediate relations of Augustus[edit]

Augustus' daughter[edit]

Main article: Julia the Elder

Julia Caesaris (October 39 BC-AD 14), also known as Julia the Elder, was the only child of Augustus, from his second marriage with Scribonia.

Augustus' granddaughter[edit]

Main article: Julia the Younger

Daughter of the previous, a.k.a. Julia Caesaris minor (or "the Younger"), a.k.a. Vipsania Julia.

Offspring of Drusus the Younger[edit]

Daughter of Drusus[edit]

Julia (5 - 43), was the daughter of Julius Caesar Drusus and Livilla. She was the elder sister to Tiberius Gemellus and the biological granddaughter of Tiberius. She is known as Julia Drusi Caesaris Filia or Livia Julia.

Offspring of Germanicus[edit]

Germanicus (a member of the gens Claudius by birth) was adopted by Tiberius into the family of the Julii Caesares.

Eldest daughter of Germanicus[edit]

Main article: Agrippina the Younger

Julia Agrippina or Agrippina Minor (Minor Latin for the younger, 15 - 59). Despite the adoption of her father, Agrippina the Younger is rarely indicated by the Julia Caesaris reference.

Second daughter of Germanicus[edit]

Like with Agrippina, Julia Drusilla or Drusilla (16 - 38) was rarely indicated by the Julia Caesaris reference. She was the first younger sister to Agrippina the Younger and beloved sister to Caligula. Caligula's daughter, Julia Drusilla was named after her.

Youngest daughter of Germanicus[edit]

Main article: Julia Livilla

Like her two elder sisters, Julia Livilla or Julia Livia (18 - late 41 or early 42) is also rarely indicated by the Julia Caesaris reference.


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