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Fulvia

Fulvia fŭl´vēə [key], d. 40 BC Roman matron. She was wife, in turn, of Publius Clodius , Quintus Scribonius Curio, and (44 BC) Marc Antony , to whom she remained completely loyal. She had been attacked (in the Philippics ) by Cicero, and she pierced his tongue with a needle when his head was brought to Rome (43). She led a revolt in Antony's interest against Augustus. Her forces were defeated at Perusia (40 BC), and she died at Sicyon.

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