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Augustus, Chapter 63: On his daughter.
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|By Scribonia he [Note 1] had a daughter named Julia, but no children by Livia, although extremely desirous of issue. She, indeed, conceived once, but miscarried. He gave his daughter Julia in the first instance to Marcellus, his sister's son, who had just completed his minority; and, after his death, to Marcus Agrippa, having prevailed with his sister to yield her son-in-law to his wishes; for at that time Agrippa was married to one of the Marcellas, and had children by her. Agrippa dying also, he for a long time thought of several matches for Julia in even the equestrian order, and at last resolved upon selecting Tiberius for his step-son; and he obliged him to part with his wife [Note 2] at that time pregnant, and who had already brought him a child. Mark Antony writes, that he first contracted Julia to his son [Note 3], and afterwards to Cotiso, King of the Getae, demanding at the same time the king's daughter in marriage for himself.