Poppaea Sabina (d. 47 CE)

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Poppaea Sabina (d. 47 ce)

Roman matron. Birth date unknown; committed suicide in 47 ce; dau. of Poppaeus Sabinus, governor of Moesia for 24 years; married; mistress of Valerius Asiaticus; children: Poppaea Sabina (d. 65), Roman empress and wife of Nero.

See also Women in World History.