Though accounts vary, one version from Tacitus says that Nero had a collapsible boat built to drown Agrippina and make it look like an accident.
Nero was not worried; he believed that even conflagration and arson had their due process, which must be allowed to run its full course. After sleeping, he awoke at about midnight to find the palace guard had left.
The arrival of the recruitment delegation on Christmas Eve is a surprise for everyone; but their visit means one guest now faces a life-changing decision. He was blond with blue eyes, and in the early days of his reign at least slim. There were no fiddles in 1st-century Rome.
The incredibly expensive Greek tour was cut short when Nero was convinced to return to Rome in late 67 AD by his ex-slave Helius, whom Nero had left in charge of Rome during his travels.
He had Sporus castrated first. They had a daughter, who died in infancy, and Sabina died during her second pregnancy, reportedly due to Nero kicking her in the belly. Topped Oswell out of himself, his ointments lay in wait fratch for sure.
Agrippina's father, Germanicus, was a grandson of Augustus's wife, Livia, on one side and to Mark Antony and Octavia on the other. When will Nigeria become like all the other nations where leaders are called to account?
Caligula, his wife Caesonia and their infant daughter Julia Drusilla were murdered on 24 January But it was also a frequent visitor to the rich and powerful who were often bumped off by their enemies, their friends, or even their families.
Supposedly, he enlisted the services of Locusta, a woman who specialized in the manufacture of poisons. Macellum of Pozzuoli The Macellum of Pozzuoli was first excavated in the s, when the discovery of a statue of Serapis led to the building being misidentified as the city's Serapeum or Temple of Serapis.
Obasanjo had total faith in the principle of controlling the other arms of government by blackmail. Then he was stabbed, cut in half, and had his nipples cut off.
Nero's consolidation of power also included a slow usurping of authority from the Senate. Nero focused much of his attention on diplomacy, trade and enhancing the cultural life of the Empire.Jan 17, · The coin seems to be damaged in front of the horses and quite worn on the helmet.
Early subaerati have thick silver plating, but these damages would have hade a hole on the silvering.
Ambitious and amoral, Agrippina maneuvered to marry her uncle Claudius in AD 49, and see her son Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus named heir, taking the new name Nero Claudius Caesar.
When Claudius died in AD 54, poisoned by Agrippina, Nero was proclaimed Caesar at the age of Emperor Nero (37 - 68) was ruler of the Roman Empire from 54 to He was a son of Agrippina the Younger and an adoptive son of her last husband (and uncle) Claudius.
He was an actor, harpist. Nero, in full Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, also called (50–54 ce) Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, original name Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, (born December 15, 37 ce, Antium, Latium—died June 9, 68, Rome), the fifth Roman emperor (54–68 ce).
An interesting take on the life of Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus- better know as Nero - by his Advisor of Taste Titus Petronius. Based on historical sources and a wonderful imagination, author David Wishart presents 16 years in the life of one of Rome's more notorious emperors/5(9).
Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, the future Nero, was born on 15 December 37 in Antium, near Rome. (see adoption in Rome).
Nero was older than his stepbrother Britannicus, and thus became heir to the throne. War and peace with Parthia For more details on this topic, see Roman-Parthian War of 58–Download