Ancient history ancient personalities assessment agrippina the younger stefan kesic describe the basis of agrippina's power and influence in her time (10 marks) the female role models in her life were the imperial women. Agrippina's loss of influence is illustrated by the disappearance of her portrait from the coinage weidemann 10 relationships with other members of the. Agrippina the younger the loss of agrippina's political influence evaluate the reasons behind agrippina's loss of political influence consider whether the loss was justified given her ambitions, actions and the role of roman matriarchs during the julio-claudian period.
Agrippina acted as his regent and was a powerful controlling influence on him even after he had reached the age of eighteen and could govern in his own right for the first time in roman history, a woman was given the title of avgvsta, meaning empress, and her portrait appeared on coins with that of her son. Roman empress julia agrippina, also known as agrippina the younger, lived from ad 15 to 59 the daughter of germanicus caesar and vipsania agrippina, julia agrippina was the sister of emperor caligula or gaius her influential family members made agrippina the younger a force to be reckoned with. Media influence on the younger generation 1778 words | 8 pages nahtonya thompson professor tolbora english 102 16 july 2012 media influence on the younger generation it seems like just last week when i bought my son a new video game, call of duty 3 was the name of it.
The annals repeatedly has agrippina competing for influence with tacitus simply because she is related to augustus biologically  tacitus presents agrippina as being kindred to aristocratic males,  and has her reversing gender roles, which showcases her assumption of male auctoritas (authority) with metaphors of her dressing and. Agrippina the younger was the first empress of the roman empire, but almost no modern sources remember her as such in fact, she is not often remembered at all unlike her predecessor, augustus's wife livia, she has slipped out of history where she has left a mark it has been only as claudius's. Great influence from agrippina is evident through the roles and decision she had made for some time during the reign of her son (above) relief from the sebasteion at aphrodisias agrippina is shown crowning her son, nero, with a laurel wreath.
In this manner the influence of agrippina continued to decline, while the popularity of nero steadily increased as the result of his youth, of these first reforms, and of the hopes to which his prodigality had given rise. Julia agrippina: julia agrippina, mother of the roman emperor nero and a powerful influence on him during the early years of his reign (54-68) agrippina was the daughter of germanicus caesar and vipsania agrippina, sister of the emperor gaius, or caligula (reigned 37-41), and wife of the emperor claudius (41-54. By contrast, agrippina's biographer anthony barratt (1996) argued that agrippina was the decisive influence in the reign, effectively saving it from collapse. Agrippina's position first as the wife of an emperor, then the mother of another, would ensure her significant power and influence, especially since claudius desperately needed the legitimacy provided by agrippina's ancestral link to augustus that he himself lacked. Assess the character and influence of agrippina the younger during the julio-claudian dynasty agrippina the younger was a unique woman by ancient rome's standards, dominating roman imperial politics in a way that no woman before her had ever done.
The system of patronage was particularly important for noble families of rome, and as can be seen by agrippina, the women of the imperial household could exert their influence as patrons throughout the reign of claudius, and in the early years of her sons reign, agrippina placed some of her clients into key positions. Agrippinaexhibited an undisguised lust for power(both agrippina and messaline) were quite unscrupulous in the means by which they sought to gratify their fancies, and both used their influence with the emperor to remove those who stood in their way. Agrippina the younger agrippina the younger, the wife of claudius and mother of nero, was one of the most famous women in roman history and one of the greatest influences on nero's reign.
Nero was emperor and agrippina wanted to maintain control over him, however nero wouldn't listen to his mother for political advice so she had lucius annaeus seneca, a noted rhetorician and philosopher, along with sextus afranius burrus, commander of the praetorian guard, tutor nero and help him in political matters. Agrippina the younger: impact and influence study guide by bundy24 includes 4 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Agrippina the younger (wife of claudius) donna hurley julia agrippina (agrippina the younger) played a notable role in the julio-claudian family drama her influence had as its origin the only resource available to women of her time, proximity to male power she, like livia before her, was the wife of one emperor and the mother of another she was also the sister of a third and the daughter of a prince of the imperial house whose shadow fell across dynastic politics long after his death.
Agrippina, as sister of the emperor, began to gain some influence agrippina with her younger sisters julia drusilla and julia livilla received various honours from their brother around the time that tiberius died, agrippina became pregnant and domitius acknowledged the paternity of the child. Agrippina the younger unimportant family members agrippina's sisters, drusilla and julia--due to the fact that most romans regarded women as unimportant and insignificant, agrippina's sisters did not inherit any titles from their famous family and didn't earn any, either. describe the basis of agrippina's power and influence before her marriage to claudius agrippina the younger, as an infant to her development of a woman, was able to manipulate, and mold her way to maintain her family's position within the exclusive circle of the roman imperial family.