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English: Lucretia: Roman woman whose rape by Sextus Tarquinius, the son of the last Roman king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (R: 535-510 B.C.), and her subsequent suicide, caused an uprising led by her husband and by her kinsman Lucius Junius Brutus, which ultimately resulted in the fall of the kingdom of Rome and the establishment of the Republic. Lucretia's rape and suicide were a prominent theme in the arts, particularly from the 16th century onwards.
late 6th century BC Roman noblewoman whose rape by an Etruscan prince led to the overthrow of the monarchy
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- Bowl with Lucretia Bella MET DP325385.jpg 3,528 × 3,850; 2.21 MB
- Françoise Foliot - Représentation de Lucrèce au 18e siècle.jpg 4,187 × 5,307; 26.78 MB
- James Jefferys - The Body of Lucretia Exposed to the Romans - Google Art Project.jpg 7,400 × 4,895; 10.21 MB
- Liebesschale aus Gubbio Lucretia KGM (small).jpg 180 × 172; 21 KB
- Liebesschale aus Gubbio Lucretia KGM.jpg 1,765 × 1,739; 2.16 MB
- Roschederhof Ofenplatte LucretiaH1a.jpg 2,437 × 4,560; 11.49 MB
- Roscheiderhof Ofenplatte LucretiaH2a.jpg 2,612 × 4,136; 13.49 MB
- Tarquin’s Sons Admiring Lucretia’s Virtue by Jean-Jacques Lagrenée, 1781.jpg 3,765 × 2,473; 1.89 MB
- The Roman heroine Lucretia (1578).jpg 674 × 986; 175 KB