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Nero (Juergen Malitz) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405121781
Nero (Juergen Malitz) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405121781
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Title: Nero

Author: Malitz, Juergen

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Paperback; ISBN: 9781405121781

Volumes: 1; Pages: 160

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In this succinct biography ancient historian Jrgen Malitz invites readers to reconsider the reputation of the Roman Emperor Nero.A succinct biography of the Roman Emperor Nero.Invites readers to reconsider Nero's reputation.Steers readers through the diverse interpretations of Nero that have arisen through the ages.Covers both Nero's initial popularity and his notorious crimes, which included matricide and the persecution of Christians.Shows how Nero's attempts to combine two careers, as actor and emperor, led to his downfall.Allows readers to form their own judgment of Nero.ContentsList of IllustrationsList of MapsTimelineI Augustus' Great-great-grandsonII Heir to the ThroneIII Quinquennium NeronisIV MatricideV "What a loss for the theatre"VI The Princeps and the Populace of RomeVII The Provinces of the EmpireVIII The Great Fire of RomeIX OppositionX Trip to GreeceXI The End of the DynastyXII Quo Vadis? Nero's "Afterlife"Appendix: The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: An English Translation, Augmented with the Biographies of Contemporary Statesmen, Orators, Poets, and Other Associates: SuetoniusBibliographyIndexAnnotated bibliography
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