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16 October, 2023 - 21:00
Even Emperor Nero's Own Mother Wasn't Spared His Cruelty (Video)
Nero’s relationship with his mother wasn’t what you’d call healthy. Agrippina, a woman of remarkable political acumen in a society where women were typically excluded from political roles, played a...
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11 October, 2023 - 22:42
The Tainted Love Life Of Nero, Fickle Emperor Of Rome
In 49 BC, Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero sent a letter to his friend Atticus informing him about the current gossip in Rome. This time, the big news involved the famous Mark Antony. “ Marcus...
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28 March, 2020 - 12:49
Locusta of Gaul – Nero’s Notorious Poison Maker
Poison was always the silent killer. Kings and emperors fell prey to it as easily as an unsuspecting servant. Throughout medieval and classical history, poison and those who knew how to prepare it...
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26 January, 2020 - 14:00
Roman Emperor Nero: Does He Deserve His Bad Boy Reputation?
Nero (in full Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) was a Roman emperor who lived during the 1 st century AD. He was the fifth and last emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, which had been...
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29 March, 2019 - 00:41
The Madness of Caligula: Rome’s Cruelest Emperor?
Caligula was Rome’s most tyrannical emperor. His reign from 37-41 AD is filled with murder and debauchery, to levels even his infamous nephew Nero could not reach. The great-great grandson of Julius...
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27 March, 2017 - 15:31
Lost History of a Mad Man? Revealing the Surprisingly Compassionate Side of Nero, One of the “Worst” Ancient Roman Emperors
For centuries, the Roman emperor Nero has been well chronicled for his cruelty. Stories about his madness include divorcing his first wife before having her beheaded and then bringing her head to...
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20 June, 2016 - 20:56
Germanicus and Agrippina: The Golden Couple, Parents of the “Mad” Emperor Caligula
Roman Emperor Caligula fell severely ill six months into his rule. When he recovered, he abandoned the toga for silk gowns and often dressed as a woman. He also declared himself as a living god...
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