Agrippina the Younger

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wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero


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53) notes that Agrippina Maior's daughter, Agrippina Minor, recorded in her memoirs the details of her mother's life, while Seneca (Dial.
When accused of conspiring by Burrus against Nero, Agrippina Minor delivers her response to the accusations in direct speech, which Tacitus precedes with this description: et Agrippina ferociae memor (Ann.
L'Hoir (2006, 119) sees Tiberius's words as serving "a proleptic purpose in the narrative of the Annales," anticipating the actions of Agrippina Minor.
Wood's biographies are all generally well done, particularly the one about Agrippina Minor.
6) On Agrippina Minor see Wood 1999, 255-70, 289-314.