Matidia I (d. 119 CE)

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Matidia I (d. 119 ce)

Roman noblewoman . Died in 119 ce; daughter of Ulpia Marciana and C. Salonius Matidius Patruinus; niece of Trajan, the Roman emperor; married L. Vibius Sabinus; children: Sabina (88–136 ce); Matidia II .

Mother of the Empress Sabina , Matidia I was present at the death of Trajan in 117 ce. When she died and was deified in 119 ce, Hadrian delivered her funeral oration.