Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo

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The so-called "Pseudo-Corbulo", once thought to be the portrait of Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, actually a portrait of Gaius Cassius Longinus Parian marble. (Centrale Montemartini, Rome)

Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (AD 7 – 67) was a famous general in the Roman Empire.[1] He was born on the Italian peninsula. His father was formal praetor under Tiberius. Mother came from a praetor family.[2] Gnaeus committed heroic suicide on the orders of Emperor Nero.

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  1. Warfare History Network (2020). "Roman generals: Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo". Archived from the original on 28 April 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  2. Ronald Syme, "Domitius Corbulo", Journal of Roman Studies, 60 (1970), p. 31.