Junia Claudilla

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Junia Claudilla (d. AD 34, 36 or 37),[1] also known as Junia Claudia,[1][2] was the first wife of the Roman Emperor Caligula before he came to power. They were married at Antium in 33.[1] Her father was a distinguished senator named Marcus Junius Silanus.[1] She died in 34,[3] 36,[4] or early 37[5] while giving birth to Caligula's first child, which also did not survive.[6]

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  1. ^ a b c d Barrett (1989), p. 32
  2. ^ Tacitus, Book 6 p20
  3. ^ Ferrill (1991), p. 90
  4. ^ Ferrill (1991), p. 106
  5. ^ Garzetti (1974), p. 86
  6. ^ Suetonius, 12.2

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