Maternal megalomania : Julia Domna and the imperial politics of motherhood /
"Ancient authors emphasize dramatic moments in the life of Julia Domna, wife of Roman emperor Septimius Severus (193-211). They accuse her of ambition unforgivable in a woman, of instigating civil war to place her sons on the throne, and of resorting to incest to maintain her hold on power. In...
The Johns Hopkins University Press,
Julia Domna, > Empress, consort of Severus, Lucius Septimius, Emperor of Rome, > -217 > Public opinion.
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