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Poppaea Sabina was a legendarily schemer who worked her way to Emperor Nero's mistress and then wife and empress, after convincing him to divorce (and later murder) his wife Octavia. Nero and Poppaea's only child, a daughter, died very young. Legend has it that during a subsequent pregnancy, Nero kicked Poppaea in the abdomen, causing her death, although she may have died from complications surrounding the pregnancy or childbirth. Photo by TcfkaPanairjdde.
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Poppaea Sabina was a legendarily schemer who worked her way to Emperor Nero's mistress and then wife and empress, after convincing him to divorce (and later murder) his wife Octavia. Nero and Poppaea's only child, a daughter, died very young. Legend has it that during a subsequent pregnancy, Nero kicked Poppaea in the abdomen, causing her death, although she may have died from complications surrounding the pregnancy or childbirth. Photo by TcfkaPanairjdde.

Poppaea Sabina was a legendarily schemer who worked her way to Emperor Nero's mistress and then wife and empress, after convincing him to divorce (and later murder) his wife Octavia. Nero and Poppaea's only child, a daughter, died very young. Legend has it that during a subsequent pregnancy, Nero kicked Poppaea in the abdomen, causing her death, although she may have died from complications surrounding the pregnancy or childbirth. Photo by TcfkaPanairjdde.

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Poppaea Sabina, wife of the Emperor Nero. Marble Bust, 1st c AD. National Museum of Rome, Palazzo Massimo
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Poppaea Sabina, wife of the Emperor Nero. Marble Bust, 1st c AD. National Museum of Rome, Palazzo Massimo

Poppaea Sabina, wife of the Emperor Nero. Marble Bust, 1st c AD. National Museum of Rome, Palazzo Massimo
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TDO 2 - Portrait de Claude ~50 av. J.-C. Thasos Marbre H. : 32 cm. Paris, mdL.
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