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The Exploress Podcast

Oct 24, 2020

Daughter of Rome’s most venerated war hero, favorite granddaughter of its first emperor, wife of one of its most shining stars, Agrippina the Elder was born to be famous, thrust into the spotlight, whether she wanted to bask in it or not. But she also made her own spotlight, always fighting for what she believes in - and against those who would do her family harm. Let's explore the beginnings of Agrippina's story and bask in the latter half of Livia's. 

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