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Nero : matricide, music, and murder in imperial Rome

text Nero : matricide, music, and murder in imperial Rome

Summary
"The Roman emperor Nero has long been the very image of a bad ruler--cruel, vain, and incompetent. He committed incest with his mother, who had schemed and killed to place him on the throne, and later murdered her. He supposedly set fire to Rome a... Read more
Contents
The New Order -- A Family at War -- The Improbable Emperor -- Young Hopeful Gentleman -- A Dish of Mushrooms -- Best of Mothers -- 'My Foolish Love' -- Free at Last! -- The Turning Point -- The Queen is Dead -- Fire! Fire! -- All the Conspirators ... Read more
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xxi, 415 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Publisher
Random House 2022

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