The murder of Regilla : a case of domestic violence in antiquity /
Born to an illustrious Roman family in 125 BCE, Regilla was married at the age of fifteen to Herodes, a wealthy Greek. Twenty years later--and eight months pregnant with her sixth child--Regilla died under mysterious circumstances, after a blow to the abdomen delivered by Herodes's freedman. Th...
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Table of Contents:
- Genealogical chart
- Regilla's and Herodes' family
- Girlhood in Rome
- A Roman matron in imperial Athens
- Public life
- Death in Athens and murder trial in Rome
- Regilla's final resting place
- Chronological chart.