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Rome is burning : Nero and the fire that ended a dynasty

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"Nero became Emperor in A.D 54. On the evening of July 18, 64 A. D., it seems that a lamp was left unextinguished in a stall still heaped with piles of combustible material. Whether this was accidental or deliberate we cannot now determine, and no... Read more
Contents

Fires in Ancient Rome -- The Great Fire -- Responsibility -- The Christians and the Great Fire -- The New Rome -- The significance of the Great Fire -- The Great Fire as an enduring cultural phenomenon.

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xii, 347 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Princeton University Press 2020

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