She was a woman of unparalleled power, descended from Julius Caesar and Augustus. But how did she get there, whilst most of the rest of her family were exiled and starved to death? And how, then, did she come to be murdered by her own son, Nero?
Today Kate is joined by Emma Southon for an introduction to this very powerful hustler, and to find out why she is so often remembered as a seductress.
*WARNING there are adult words and themes in this episode*
Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Anisha Deva.
Betwixt the Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society. A podcast by History Hit.