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Servilia of the Junii, Rome - LGBT Fans Deserve Better
Servilia of the Junii (Lindsay Duncan) Servilia of the Junii was a character from the HBO series, Rome, a sophisticated and regal Roman matron loosely based on the historical personage of Servilia, mother of Marcus Junius Brutus, and lover of Julius Caesar. Season One Servilia was devoted to her lover Caesar as he rose to power, despite Brutus’ protestations that Caesar threatened the Republic. Her social rival Atia payed to have graphic sexual depictions of Servilia and Caesar drawn on every street corner, humiliating Caesar’s wife Calpurnia. Caesar ended the affair coldly, and Servilia cursed both him and Atia, and...