Agrippina the Younger


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Related to Agrippina the Younger: Roman Emperor Caligula, Emperor Nero
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Noun1.Agrippina the Younger - wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by NeroAgrippina the Younger - wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
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Nero's mother, Agrippina the Younger, was likely implicated in Claudius' death and Nero's nomination as emperor.
Carey Fleiner's chapter reassesses one of the most (in)famous royal mothers: Agrippina the Younger. In an important reconsideration of this mother-son relationship, Fleiner asserts that Nero was not an innocent bystander in their tumultuous relationship, and demonstrates how reliant Nero was upon Agrippina, whether he wanted to admit it or not.
He describes the agricultural revolution of the Neolithic Period, the establishment of civilization in the Bronze Age, the gathering of the West into the control of the Roman Empire, Tiberius and Caligula, Claudius and the Council of Jerusalem, Agrippina the Younger, Nero, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian, Nerva, Trajan, and Hadrian, and the watershed events of Augustus' reign and Jesus Christ's death, as well as the climax of the ancient world and the centuries that followed, to illustrate how the last three minutes of Jesus' life were the ultimate three minutes in the oredemption of a fallen universe.o Distributed in the US by IPG.