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But the death of Agrippa in 12 B.C., before his sons had reached manhood,
diverted the emperor's favours to his stepsons Tiberius and Drusus, who had
recently distinguished themselves m command of the Roman armies. In 1 1 B.C.
Although Tiberius had a son of his own by his first wife, Drusus II., he acquiesced
in this condition, and after the death of Augustus he gave no sign of going back
upon it. Drusus II. was a popular figure at Rome, but he lacked the campaigning ...
After Agrippina. an abortive attempt to drown her in a collapsible boat on the Bay
of Naples,17 Anicetus broke into her residence and had her crudely battered to
death. The emperor, who felt little remorse but had a lively fear of public opinion,
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