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Claudius [Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus] (10 bc–ad 54), Roman emperor

T. W. Potter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/48281

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Claudius [Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus] (10 bcad 54), Roman emperor, was born at Lugdunum (Lyons) on 1 August 10 bc. His father was Nero Claudius Drusus, brother of the emperor Tiberius, and at the time governor of Gaul; his mother was Antonia...

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Subjects: Ancient Roman History

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