Agrippina


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Ag·rip·pi·na 1

 (ăg′rə-pī′nə, -pē′-) Known as "the Elder." 13 bc?-ad 33.
Roman matron and mother of Caligula. She was influential in the struggle for power during the reign of Tiberius.

Ag·rip·pi·na 2

 (ăg′rə-pī′nə, -pē′-) Known as "the Younger." ad 15?-59.
Roman empress. She reportedly murdered her husband, the emperor Claudius, so that her son by a previous marriage, Nero, would become emperor. Nero, distrusting his mother, had her murdered.

Agrippina

(ˌæɡrɪˈpiːnə)
n
1. (Biography) called the Elder. c. 14 bc–33 ad, Roman matron: granddaughter of Augustus, wife of Germanicus, mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger
2. (Biography) called the Younger. 15–59 ad, mother of Nero, who put her to death after he became emperor
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Noun1.Agrippina - wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by NeroAgrippina - wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
2.Agrippina - granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)Agrippina - granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
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Locusta and Agrippina, living at the same time, were an exception, and proved the determination of providence to effect the entire ruin of the Roman empire, sullied by so many crimes.
By the Agrippina of the play Drusus was mother of the three boys of the play, Nero (not the Emperor), Drusus Junior, and Caligula (later Emperor).
Petersburg on Rossi's Architect Street on the facade of the Agrippina Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet on the 200th anniversary of the birth of the largest ballet innovator of her time.
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In her absence at the club level, the former Kenya Volleyball Federation league champions and Africa Club bronze medalist called on Judith Tarus, while Agrippina Kundu was the pick at the national outfit.
Duenas-Vargas ultimately argues that the elite's embrace of romantic love as a supreme value changed the texture of gender relations within marriage, softening it and--as seen in the letters and other writings of the book's main female protagonists, Soledad Acosta and Agrippina Samper--"creating space [for women] to explore their own subjectivity" (175).
54 Roman Emperor Claudius I died after eating poisoned mushrooms as a result of a plot inspired by his wife, the Empress Agrippina.
Among the diligent, hard-working cast, Katie Stevenson was a compelling, committed Agrippina, pivot of all the intrigues machinating around her, Raphaela Papadakis was an appealing love-interest Orestilla, and Charlotte Beament was sparky as the maid Armilla.
Her opera credits include The Marriage of Figaro, Agrippina, The Magic Flute and Carmen.
One thing is sure, last Thursday was a special evening for every ballet admirer in Bahrain, with a superb display of all that is unique and special in dancers trained with the Vaganova Academy - named in honour of the renowned pedagogue Agrippina Vaganova, who cultivated the method of classical ballet training that has been taught there since the late 1920s.
Killip bested fellow newcomers Agrippina Steklova of the Russian Federation (for 'Insight') and Aslihan Gurbuz of Turkey ('Ember'), and seasoned veterans Natalia Pavlenkova of the Russian Federation ('Zoology') and Youn Yuh-jung of the Republic of Korea ('The Bacchus Lady').
But her final teacher, Lyudmila Safronova, one of the last remaining students of Agrippina Vaganova, persuaded her that she could do it.