Diva Drusilla Panthea and the Sisters of Caligula

  title={Diva Drusilla Panthea and the Sisters of Caligula},
  author={Susan E. Wood},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={457 - 482}
  • S. Wood
  • Published 1 July 1995
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
During the principate of Caligula, women of the imperial family achieved unprecedented public honors. The vilification of this hated emperor in later tradition, however, tends to follow a predictable format that includes charges of disregard for the most sacred taboos, in particular the prohibition against incest. The reputations of Caligula's sisters have consequently suffered "collateral damage" that distorts their true historical significance. This paper supplements a critical reading of the… 
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