Nero: The End of a Dynasty (Paperback)
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Short Description for Nero Nero's personality and crimes have always intrigued historians and writers of fiction. This book offers a fascinating insight into the sensational life and troubled times of the Emperor Nero.
- Published: 01 November 2000
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415214643 ISBN 10: 0415214645
- Sales rank: 587,667
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Full description for Nero
Nero's personality and crimes have always intrigued historians and writers of fiction. However, his reign also illuminates the nature of the Julio-Claudian Principate. Nero's suicide brought to an end the dynasty Augustus had founded, and placed in jeopardy the political system he had devised. Miriam T. Griffin's authoratitive survey of Nero's reign incorporates both a chronological account, as well as an analysis of the reasons for Nero's collapse under the pressure of his role as emperor.