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(37—68 ad) Roman emperor 54–68

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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122 words

Roman Emperor from ad 54 to 68. He was passionately fond of the theatre and appeared frequently on stage, ...

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Martin Percival Charlesworth, Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver, and Miriam T. Griffin

Who's Who in the Classical World

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,679 words

Roman emperor ad 54–68, was born 15 December 37 of Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul ad 32) and Agrippina the Younger...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
512 words

[Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus Caesar] (b Antium [now Anzio], 15 Dec ad 37; reg ad 54–68; d ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
2,205 words
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(Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus, 37–68ce), ...

Roman emperor from 54 to 68ce. In the popular imagination

Nero, Neroun

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Current Version:
2005

Roman emperor (reigned 54–68). His story is told by the Monk (VII.2463–50). He is presented there as the exemplar of ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
120 words

Roman emperor, 54–68 ce; ...

after a reign that began with moderation, Nero became increasingly brutal and irresponsible. In

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
56 words

One of the most notorious of rulers, he was responsible for the murders of his half-brother, his mother, and his ...

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Nero ((Nero Claudius Caesar, RE Suppl. 3, ‘Domitius’ 29))   Reference library

Martin Percival Charlesworth, Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver, and Miriam T. Griffin

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,884 words

Roman emperor ad 54–68, was born 15 December 37 of Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul ad 32) and *Iulia Agrippina...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
35 words
[Na] ... Roman emperor ad 54–68, stepson and heir of the emperor Claudius. He became infamous for his personal debaucheries and extravagances and, on doubtful evidence, for his ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

(ad 37–68), ...

Roman emperor, whose patronage of the arts extended to appearing himself upon the stage. Infamous for his cruelty, he ordered the murder of his mother ...

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