Comments for the name Augusta

Comments for AUGUSTA:

An honorfic title given to women of royalty by birth or marriage. Such bearers are mainly members of his family, including his wife Livia Drusilla (Julia Augusta), his sister Octavia Minor and much later Julia Drusilla (Caligula's sister), Milonia Caesonia (Caligula's fourth and last wife), Agrippina the Younger (Claudius' fourth and last wife), Poppaea Sabina (Nero's second wife) and their daughter Claudia Augusta. There is an exception of Caesar Augustus' daughter Julia Caesaris, who was given the title of "Augusti" to become "Julia Caesaris Augusti" (A namesake of his own adopted name) when he became "Augustus".
-- Cardwitch  3/29/2006

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