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Faustina Sr., Augusta 25 February 138 - early 141, wife of Antoninus Pius
Faustina I was the wife of Antoninus Pius. Little is known of her, except that she was regarded as vain and frivolous, though this may have just been malicious gossip. Antoninus Pius loved her greatly and, upon her death in 141 A.D., she was deified and a temple was built in her honor.
|Antoninus Pius loved her greatly, and upon her death in 141 A.D., she was deified and a temple was built in her honor. The shell of this temple, which was later dedicated to both Diva Faustina and Divus Antoninus, still survives in the Roman Forum, enclosing the church of Saint Lorenzo in Miranda.|