Domitia Longina

Domitia Longina or Domitia (53 - Between 126-130) was a Roman Noble woman. Domitia was the youngest daughter to Roman General, Consul Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo and Cassia Longina. Her elder sister Domitia Corbula married the senator Lucius Annius Vinicianus. Her paternal aunt was Roman Empress Milonia Caesonia.

Before 70, Domitia married Lucius Aelius Plautius Lamia Aelianus, a man of Senatorial rank. By then Vespasian, became Roman Emperor. His second son and youngest child was Domitian.

According to Suetonius, Domitian had many affairs with women. Domitian was attracted to Domitia and became infatuated with her. Domitian took Domitia away from Lamia and forced them to divorce. Domitian had later executed Lamia on certain suspicions. Later that year Domitian married Domitia.

Domitia bore Domitian two children, a son in 71 and a daughter in 74. The son was called Titus Flavius and died in 81. Flavius received divine honors. The daughter, whose name is unknown, also died young.

In 81, Domitian became the new Roman Emperor and Domitia became the new Roman Empress. Domitian awarded Domitia the title of Augusta.

Domitian was fond of Domitia and they travelled together. Domitia in 83 had an affair with an actor called Paris. Suetonius states that Domitian was a womaniser and was always accompanied by other women. There were times Domitia would join Domitian and his mistresses. Domitia was not jealous, yet the Emperor did not tolerate his wife having affairs. Paris was executed, Domitia was exiled and Domitian divorced Domitia, who never remarried.

During her exile, she remained close to Roman Politics. Domitian in 91, recalled Domitia from exile to Rome as a Roman Empress. Suetonius stated when Domitian wanted to reunite with Domitia, he describe it as ‘a recall to my divine bed’.

In 96, she was involved in the plot to murder Domitian. After 126 and before 140, there was a temple dedicated to Domitia in Gabii. Years after Domitian's death, Domitia still referred to herself as an Emperor’s wife. She died peacefully. Some coins of her were minted during Domitian’s reign.

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The Roman Empire is the name given to both the imperial domain developed by the city-state of Rome and also the corresponding phase of that civilization, characterized by an autocratic form of government. This article however is about the latter.
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Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (ca. 7 - 67) was a Roman general.

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Corbulo was born in Italy into a senatorial family. His father (who entered the senate as a formal praetor under Tiberius) had the same name and his mother was named Vistilia, who came from a
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Domitia Corbula was a Roman noble woman who lived in the first century. She was the eldest daughter to Roman Consul and General Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo and Cassia Longina. Her younger sister was Domitia Longina, a future Roman Empress who would marry the future Roman Emperor
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Milonia Caesonia (PIR2 M 590) (6-41) was a Roman Empress. She rose from modest origins to become the fourth and last wife of the Roman Emperor Caligula.
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Vespasian
Emperor of the Roman Empire

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Reign 1 July, 69–23 June, 79
Full name Titus Flavius Vespasianus Caesar Augustus
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Domitian
Emperor of the Roman Empire

Bust of Domitian, Capitoline Museum, Rome
Reign 14 September, 81 AD –
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Full name Titus Flavius Domitianus
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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (ca. 69/75 - after 130), also known as Suetonius, was a prominent Roman historian and biographer.

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Suetonius was born the son of Suetonius Laetus, who probably came from Hippo Regius (Annaba, Algeria).
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Paris was an actor in Rome in the 1st century AD.

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Comune di Roma

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Motto: "Senatus Populusque Romanus" (SPQR)   (Latin)
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Gabii was an ancient city of Latium, between 12 and 13 miles East of Rome. It was located on the south-eastern bank of an extinct volcanic crater-lake named the Lago di Castiglione [1].
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