Pompeia

Pompeia pŏmpē´yə [key], fl. 61 BC, Roman matron, wife of Julius Caesar, daughter of Quintus Pompeius Rufus and granddaughter of Sulla. She married Caesar in 67 BC and was divorced in 61 BC, because of an intrigue with Clodius while celebrating the mysteries of Bona Dea.

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