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Messalina sacrificed human life in caprice, Agrippina assigned men to death in cold calculation.Roman Women|Alfred Brittain
Arthur Dillon could not have been more considerate of Messalina.The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
In favour at the court of Claudius, he owed his fall to Messalina.Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2|Ferdinand Gregorovius
It was an audacious dream, because he would be thus put in the place of Britannicus, the emperors son by Messalina.
So Messalina had suborned her sons tutor, Silius, to accuse Asiaticus of corrupting the army.
"scheming and licentious woman," 1887, in reference to Valeria Messalina, notorious third wife of Roman emperor Claudius.