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- a very rich and beautiful woman, who however is thought to have sought marriage with him because of his high rank, and the more eagerly when, in response to her frequent advances, he took off his robe in private and showed her his deformity, so as not to seem to deceive her by concealing it.
Galba was raised by her and took on the name Lucius Livius Ocella (rather than his birth name of Servius Sulpicius Galba) during the period prior to his assumption of the purple.
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