Rupilia Faustina (circa. 87 A.D. – before 138 A.D.) was an influential Roman noblewoman. She was the daughter of Salonina Matidia and suffect consul Lucius Scribonius Libo Rupilius Frugi Bonus. She possibly had another sister called Rupilia Annia.
Her mother’s maternal uncle was the
Roman Emperor Trajan. Her elder half-sisters were Roman Empress Vibia Sabina and Matidia Minor. The sisters lived and were raised as a part of the household of Trajan, his wife Pompeia Plotina and her father. Roman Emperor Hadrian was her brother-in-law and third cousin.
Marcus Annius Verus, who was a prefect in Rome and served as consul three times. Their children were:
Nerva–Antonine family tree [ edit ]
Nerva–Antonine family tree
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(1) = 1st spouse
(2) = 2nd spouse
(3) = 3rd spouse
Reddish purple indicates
emperor of the Nerva-Antonine dynasty;
lighter purple indicates designated imperial heir of said dynasty who never reigned;
grey indicates unsuccessful imperial aspirants;
bluish purple indicates emperors of other dynasties dashed lines indicate adoption; dotted lines indicate love affairs/unmarried relationships
small caps = posthumously deified ( or other) Augusti, Augustae,
Except where otherwise noted, the notes below indicate that an individual's parentage is as shown in the above family tree.
^ Sister of Trajan's father: Giacosa (1977), p. 7.
^ Giacosa (1977), p. 8.
^ a b Levick (2014), p. 161.
^ Husband of Ulpia Marciana: Levick (2014), p. 161.
^ a b Giacosa (1977), p. 7.
^ a b c DIR contributor (Herbert W. Benario, 2000), "Hadrian".
^ a b Giacosa (1977), p. 9.
^ Husband of Salonia Matidia: Levick (2014), p. 161.
^ Smith (1870), "Julius Servianus".
^ Suetonius a possible lover of Sabina: One interpretation of HA Hadrianus 11:3
^ Smith (1870), "Hadrian", pp. 319–322.
^ Lover of Hadrian: Lambert (1984), p. 99 and passim; deification: Lamber (1984), pp. 2-5, etc.
^ Julia Balbilla a possible lover of Sabina: A. R. Birley (1997), Hadrian, the Restless Emperor, p. 251, cited in Levick (2014), p. 30, who is sceptical of this suggestion.
^ Husband of Rupilia Faustina: Levick (2014), p. 163.
^ a b c d Levick (2014), p. 163.
^ a b c d Levick (2014), p. 162.
^ a b c d e f g Levick (2014), p. 164.
^ Wife of M. Annius Verus: Giacosa (1977), p. 10.
^ Wife of M. Annius Libo: Levick (2014), p. 163.
^ a b c d e Giacosa (1977), p. 10.
^ Husband of Ceionia Fabia: Levick (2014), p. 164.
^ a b c Levick (2014), p. 117.
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