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  Roman Emperors - DIR Germanicus
Germanicus Julius Caesar [[1]] was born in 15 BC to Nero Claudius Drusus (Drusus the Elder, the son of Augustus' wife Livia by her earlier marriage) and Antonia Minor (Augustus' niece, the daughter of Mark Antony and his sister Octavia).
Germanicus was the 'dynastic lynch-pin' between the Julian and Claudian branches of the family, [[27]] and Claudius especially needed him for a closer connection with Augustus.
Sumner, G.V. "Germanicus and Drusus", Latomus 26: 421-33.
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 Germanicus Julius Caesar - Wikipedia
Ondertussen steeg Germanicus' populariteit alsmaar verder: in tegenstelling met Tiberius' afstandelijke en teruggetrokken karakter was Germanicus iemand die zich in elk gezelschap thuisvoelde, zelfs zonder zijn hand om te draaien een hem vijandig gezinde mensenmassa tegemoet kon treden, en van op het spreekgestoelte enthousiast kon overtuigen van zijn gelijk.
Germanicus was als zijn oudste "zoon" de eerste in lijn voor de troonsopvolging: hij zou zelfs geen legioenen naar Rome moeten brengen om de macht te krijgen, een plan om hemzelf, de keizer, uit de weg te ruimen zou al voldoende zijn.
Germanicus was getrouwd met Agrippina de Oudere met wie hij 9 kinderen kreeg.
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 Caligula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caligula was born as Gaius Iulius Caesar Germanicus on August 31, 12, at the resort of Antium, the third of six surviving children born to Augustus's adopted grandson, Germanicus, and Augustus's granddaughter, Agrippina the Elder.
Germanicus was son to Nero Claudius Drusus and Antonia Minor.
Germanicus was a grandson to Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia, Augustus's second wife, as well as an adoptive grandson of Augustus himself.
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 Germanicus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Germanicus' parents were Nero Claudius Drusus, son of Livia Drusilla, wife of Caesar Augustus, and Antonia Minor, daughter of Marc Antony and Octavia Minor, sister of Caesar Augustus.
Germanicus was very popular among the citizens of Rome, who celebrated enthusiastically all his victories.
Germanicus assumed several military commands leading the army in the campaigns in Pannonia and Dalmatia.
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 GERMANICUS CAESAR - LoveToKnow Article on GERMANICUS CAESAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The name Germanicus, the only one by which he is known in history, he inherited from his father, Nero Claudius Drusus, the famous general, brother of Tiberius and stepson of Augustus.
Germanicus proceeded by easy stages to his province, halting on his way in Dalmatia, and visiting the battlefield of Actium, Athens, Ilium, and other places of historic interest.
But at this juncture Germanicus was suddenly attacked at Epidaphne near Antioch by a violent illness, which he himself and his friends attributed to poison administered by Plancina, the wife of Piso, at the instigation of Tiberius.
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 Germanicus - Wikipedia
Germanicus unterstützte Tiberius bei der Niederschlagung des pannonischen Aufstandes und bei der Sicherung der Rheingrenze nach der Varusschlacht.
Germanicus wurde abberufen, in Rom mit einem Triumphzug geehrt und von Tiberius in den Osten des Reiches entsandt.
Er reiste über Griechenland und Kleinasien nach Syrien, von dort nach Ägypten und zurück nach Syrien, wo er in Antiochia erkrankte und starb, angeblich vergiftet vom Statthalter der Provinz, Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, mit dem er in Streit lag.
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 Germanicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus' parents were Nero Claudius Drusus son of Livia Drusilla wife of Caesar Augustus and Antonia Major daughter of Marc Antony.
Germanicus assumed several military commands leading the in the campaigns in Pannonia and Dalmatia.
Whilst on the Rhine frontier Germanicus the remains of the three legions massacred the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in AD 9 (the seventeenth eighteenth and nineteenth legions) buried them with high honors and the legion's eagles.
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 Nero Claudius Drusus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, born Decimus Claudius Drusus and variously called Drusus, Drusus I or Drusus the Elder (14 January 38 - 9 BC) was the younger son of Livia, wife of Augustus Caesar, and her first husband, Tiberius Claudius Nero, and was thus a patrician Claudian on both sides.
Drusus' son was Germanicus, and Germanicus married Agrippina the Elder.
Thus Germanicus had to have been given the allele by Drusus, and the only way that Drusus could have the allele for Wilson's disease is if he got it from his biological parent: Augustus.
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 Germanicus Caesar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus Caesar, a Roman general and provincial governor in the reign of Tiberius.
The name Germanicus, the only one by which he is known in history, he inherited from his father, Nero Claudius Drusus, the famous general, brother of Tiberius and stepson of Caesar Augustus.
A masterly combined movement by land and water enabled Germanicus to concentrate his forces against the main body of the Germans encamped on the Weser, and to crush them in two obstinately contested battles.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Germanicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus - bust in the Louvre, Paris Image by ChrisO File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Julia Livilla, daughter of Germanicus Julia Livilla or Julia Germanici filia (Lesbos, early 18 AD-Pandateria (?) late 41 or early 42 AD) was the youngest child of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder and one of Caligulas sisters.
Germanicus Julius Caesar Claudianus, possibly Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus before adoption (15 BC–AD October 10, 19) was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty of the early Roman Empire.
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 Germanicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus Julius Caesar, possibly "Nero Claudius Germanicus" before adoption (15 BC –; AD 19) was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty of the early RomanEmpire.
Germanicus' parents were Nero Claudius Drusus,son of Livia Drusilla, wife of Caesar Augustus, and Antonia Major, daughter of Marc Antony.
Germanicus was very popular among the citizens of Rome, who celebrated enthusiasticallyall his victories.
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 Germanicus and the Revolt of the Legions
Germanicus was in a very delicate situation, trapped between Tiberius and an army disloyal to the empire, but pledging loyalty directly to him.
Germanicus ordered his wife, Agrippina (direct granddaughter of Augustus) and their son Gaius, or Caligula (little boots), who was so named by the troops in love and deference to the miniature legionary costume he wore, to leave the camp fearing for the safety.
Germanicus wasn't a fool, however, and was well aware that idleness may have been the true cause of discontent.
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 C.V.V. Germanicus Coevorden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus moet tot 1932 wachten voor ze weer kampioen worden, maar de promotie-degradatie wedstrijden verlopen niet succesvol en Germanicus blijft in de 3e klasse voetballen.
Germanicus viert haar 75-jarig jubileum dan ook met wederom een wedstrijd in de Hoofdklasse en houdt dat 2 seizoenen vast.
Zowel in 1997 als in 1999 is Germanicus gastheer van Ajax en deze oefenpartijen worden in een fantastische ambiance gespeeld.
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 GERMANICUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Het was vooral aan hem te danken dat er na de nederlaag van Varus in het Teutoburger woud weer orde en rust terugkeerde aan de grens met Germanië; Hij streed tegen de Chatti en Cherusken tot aan de kust met de Noordzee.
Zijn oom Tiberius gaf hem een triomftocht in Rome maar besefte dat Germanicus door zijn grotere populariteit een gevaarlijke rivaal kon worden.
In 19 stierf Germanicus plotseling, waarschijnlijk door vergifitiging door toedoen van Piso.
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 Germanicus Caesar
Germanicus fought (A.D. 8) in Pannonia and Dalmatia and in A.D. 14, when he was commander in Germany, put down the mutiny of the Roman legions after the death of Augustus.
Germanicus was the brother of the Emperor Claudius I and the father of the Emperor Caligula and Agrippina II by his wife Agrippina I. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia,
A.D. 59, Roman matron; daughter of Germanicus Caesar and Agrippina the...
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 Germanicus Rehabilitated: Tacitus and the Rhetoric of Military Crisis
Negative modern treatments of Germanicus' leadership are in part a result of under-appreciating Tacitus' use of the rhetoric of military crisis.
Germanicus had to resolve a significant mutiny without the aid of a counter-force and had no time to raise one.
Germanicus' use of rhetorical display should not be singled out for censure since it was part of an historical tradition and was part of a larger successful resolution of the mutinies.
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 A biography of Gaius Caligula (A.D. 69 - ?)
Germanicus, father of the Gaius Caesar who is known to history as Caligula, the son of Drusus and Antonia the Younger was eventually adopted by Tiberius, his paternal uncle.
Towards his detractors Germanicus showed such tolerance and leniency, regardless of their identity or motives, that he would not even break with Piso (who was cancelling his orders and plaguing his subordinates) until he found that spells and potions were being used against him.
Germanicus, the records show, had won such intense popular devotion that he was in danger of being mobbed to death whenever he arrived at Rome or took his leave again.
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 Gaius Caesar Germanicus - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Gaius Caesar Germanicus
37–41), son of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder, and successor to Tiberius.
Caligula was a cruel tyrant and was assassinated by an officer of his guard.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 Feminae Romanae: The Women of Ancient Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Life With Germanicus, 5-19 AD At the age of 18 or 19, Agrippina was married to Nero Claudius Drusus "Germanicus", Livia's grandson, probably in 5 AD.
As Tacitus relates, when Germanicus decided to send his pregnant wife and young Caligula away from the mutinous camp, "His wife scorned the proposal, reminding him that she was of the blood of the divine Augustus and would live up to it, whatever the danger." Annals, I.40.
The Death of Germanicus, 19 AD When Tiberius recalled them from Germania, Agrippina watched her husband triumph in Rome in 17 before going with him to his proconsular command in the east as governor of Syria.
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 Germanicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus was the very popular nephew of the emperor Tiberius and grandson of Livia by her first marriage to Tiberius Claudius Nero.
Later, Germanicus' widow Agrippina Senior began publicly accusing Tiberius of Germanicus' murder, and she was subsequently tried for treason and compelled to starve herself to death.
In truth, Germanicus was a popular and competent military leader who would probably have caused trouble for Tiberius in the event that he had lived, whether or not he intended to.
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 I-Germanicus.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Germanicus was the adopted son of Emperor Tiberius, brother of Claudius, father of Caligula and grandfather of the equally infamous Emperor Nero.
Germanicus was born during the rein of Octavian who later became Caesar Augustus.
Germanicus father was General Nero Claudius Drusus who was killed in battle in the service of Octavian.
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