Online Collections at UoB - People
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Name:  Crispina
Brief biography:  Wife of the Emperor Commodus.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  Empress
Date of birth:  164
Place of birth:  Rome
Date of death:  191
Place of death:  Capri

Crispina was a noblewoman of the House of Bruttia, she was married to Commodus by the latter's father, the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. She became Roman empress upon her marriage in 178, and two years later her husband was sole emperor. Her marriage produced no children, she was later charged with adultery and exiled, then executed, in 190.

5 Related Objects

BIRBI-R1299.jpg
As
Crispina; Commodus; Rome
BIRBI-R1299
BIRBI-R1286.jpg
Denarius
Crispina; Commodus; Rome
BIRBI-R1286
BIRBI-R1285.jpg
Denarius
Crispina; Commodus; Rome
BIRBI-R1285
BIRBI-R1287.jpg
Denarius
Crispina; Commodus; Rome
BIRBI-R1287
BIRBI-R1298.jpg
Sestertius
Crispina; Commodus; Rome
BIRBI-R1298
Viewing Record 1 of 1