Episode 10 – The Life of Julia Maior

It’s a special milestone for the Partial Historians, we have reached our tenth episode! As a treat for our listeners, we’re taking a detour from the Julio-Claudian emperors and examining one of the women pivotal to Augustus’ family and the future of his family line: Julia Maior, Augustus’ biological daughter.

Who was Julia exactly? And why was she important?

The Partial Historians have the answers:

The Life of Julia Maior

Julia the Elder Julia Maior
Berlin, Altes Museum. Roman female bust, perhaps Julia, daughter of Augustus. Image courtesy of Miguel Hermoso Cuesta / Wikimeda Commons.

Looking to learn more about Julia the Elder? Check out Elaine Fantham’s introduction Julia Augusti. The Emperor’s Daughter (2006).

Drs R and G laugh and spar their way through the ancient Roman world!

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