Aemilia (fl. 195 BCE)

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Aemilia (fl. 195 bce)

Roman patrician. Fl. in 195 bce; dau. of Lucius Aemilius Paullus (consul in 219 and 216 bce); sister of Lucius Aemilius Paullus (consul in 182 and 168 bce); m. Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (the Roman victor over Hannibal in the 2nd Punic War); children: two sons and two daughters who lived to adulthood, including Publius (who adopted Scipio Aemilianus); Lucius (praetor in 174); and Cornelia (c. 195–c. 115 bce).

See also Women in World History.