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Annals by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book II Chapter 86: A new Vestal Virgin.[AD 19]
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Next the emperor [Note 1] brought forward a motion for the election of a Vestal Virgin in the room of Occia, who for fifty-seven years had presided with the most immaculate virtue over the Vestal worship. He formally thanked Fonteius Agrippa and Domitius Pollio for offering their daughters and so vying with one another in zeal for the commonwealth. Pollio's daughter was preferred, only because her mother had lived with one and the same husband, while Agrippa had had impaired the honour of his house by a divorce. The emperor consoled his daughter, passed over though she was, with a dowry of a million sesterces.

Note 1: emperor = Tiberius