Livia drusilla rome


Livia Drusilla was effectively the first Roman Empress. The dynasty that ruled the early Roman Empire was hers. 91 BCE:Marcus Livius Drusus is elected tribune of Rome. He subsequently adopts a son whom he names Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus. 58 BCE: Livia Drusilla is born on January 30. Her father is Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus. Livia Drusilla lĭv´ēə dro͞osĭl´ə , c.55 BC-AD 29, Roman matron; mother of the Roman emperor Tiberius . She first married Tiberius Claudius Nero. Tiberius was his son. In 38 BC, Augustus forced her husband to divorce her so that he might marry her himself.Livia Drusilla was a devoted mother, wife, and citizen of Rome. She was a strong Roman woman who saw the importance of family and state life. Throughout the course of her 86 years, Livia enjoyed fortune, influence, motherhood, and an adoring husband. She was passionate about the beautification of Rome and the image of the Roman family.