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|Title:||Gaius and Lucius Caesar||Contributor(s):||Hopwood, Bronwyn (author)||Publication Date:||2017||DOI:||10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah30488||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/23575||Abstract:||Gaius (20 BCE-4 CE) and Lucius (17 BCE-2 CE) Caesar were the eldest sons of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia, the daughter of Augustus. Adopted by Augustus in 17 BCE, they came of age in 5 BCE and 2 BCE, respectively. In 1 BCE, Gaius married Livia Julia (Livilla), the daughter of Drusus the Elder and Antonia Minor. He was consul in 1 CE with his brother-in-law, Lucius Aemilius Paullus. Lucius Caesar was consul designate for 4 CE, but died in Massilia on August 20, 2 CE, en route to his first command in Spain. On February 21, 4 CE, Gaius died in Lycia from a wound received during the siege of Artagira. Their deaths left Augustus bereft of sons.||Publication Type:||Entry In Reference Work||Source of Publication:||The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, p. 1-1||Publisher:||John Wiley and Sons Ltd||Place of Publication:||Sussex, United Kingdom||ISBN:||9781444338386||Field of Research (FOR):||210306 Classical Greek and Roman History||HERDC Category Description:||N Entry In Reference Work|
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