Tiberius Nero av Claudii, född -85
i Roma, Lazio, Italien, död -33 i Roma, Lazio, Italien.
Married in -43 to Livia Drusilla av CLAUDII -58-29 with
M Tiberius av ROM -42-37
M Drusus av CLAUDII -38--9
Tiberius Claudius Nero was a politician and a member of the republican Claudian family of Rome. Nero had served as a quaestor
to Julius Caesar in 48 BC, commanding his fleet in the Alexandrian War. Having achieved victory over the Egyptian navy, he was
rewarded with a priesthood. Julius Caesar had sent Nero to create Roman colonies in Gaul and in other provinces.
Despite his service with Julius Caesar, Nero was an Optimate at heart. After the murder of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, when it seemed
that the assassins were triumphant, he suggested that they be rewarded for their services to the state. However, due to his previous
alliance with the Roman dictator, Nero was allowed to be elected praetor in 42 BC.
Around this time Nero married his relative Livia Drusilla, whose father Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus was from the same gens.
His son of the same name was born November 16, 42 BC, at Fondi Italy. Shortly afterwards, the Second Triumvirate began to
break down, causing a dangerous situation in Rome as the triumvirs went to battle with each other.
Nero was forced to choose sides and in his distrust of Octavian, he cast his lot with Marcus Antonius In 41 BC, he fled Rome with
Livia and Tiberius in tow, joining Marcus brother Lucius in Perusia. Perusia was besieged by Octavian's men by the time Nero
arrived, and when the town fell in 40 BC, he was forced to flee first to Praeneste, and then Naples. In 40 BC, Octavian and Marcus
Antonius finally reconciled.
In Naples, Nero tried in vain to raise a slave battalion against Octavian and then took refuge with Sextus Pompey, who was then
acting as a pirate leader in Sicily. Nero with his family joined Marcus Antonius soon after in Achaea.
After three years of fleeing from Octavian, Nero returned to Rome with Livia and the younger Tiberius, aged 3. Octavian
immediately after catching sight of Livia, fell in love with her, despite the fact that while she was married, Octavian was married
to Scribonia. Octavian and Scribonia divorced, with whom he had a daughter called Julia, now known as Julia the Elder.
Around this time Livia was also pregnant and despite this, Nero was persuaded or forced by Octavian to divorce Livia. Nero and
Livia’s second son was born in early 38 BC and he was named Decimus Claudius Drusus, which was later changed to Nero
Octavian and Livia married on January 17, waiving the traditional waiting period. Nero was present at their wedding, giving Livia
away "just as a father would". As agreed, Nero took his sons to his home, where they were raised and educated.
Nero died in 33 BC. After his death, his sons went to live with their mother and stepfather. The younger Tiberius aged 9, delivered
his funeral eulogy on the Rostra in Rome. When the future Roman emperor Tiberius celebrated his coming of age, Tiberius staged
two gladiatorial contests. One was held at the Forum in memory of his father and the other held at the amphitheatre in memory of
his grandfather Drusus.
Livia Drusilla av Claudii, född -58
i Roma, Lazio, Italien, död 29 i Roma, Lazio, Italien.
Romersk kejsarinna.27 f.Kr- 14 e.Kr.
Begravd i Mausoleum of Augustus, Campus Martius, Roma, Italien.
Drusus av Claudii, född -38, död -9
Tiberius av Rom, född -42, död 37