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Nero: The Last Caesar - The Life and Times of Emperor Nero epub

by Lissa Oliver


Nero: The Last Caesar - The Life and Times of Emperor Nero epub

ISBN: 0953416712

ISBN13: 978-0953416714

Author: Lissa Oliver

Category: No category

Language: English

Publisher: Georgian Rose P. (2001)

Pages: 352 pages

ePUB book: 1685 kb

FB2 book: 1845 kb

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Nero - The Last Caesar book. From award-winning author Lissa Oliver comes this historically accurate fictionalisd biography of Nero, the first century Roman emperor

Nero - The Last Caesar book. From award-winning author Lissa Oliver comes this historically accurate fictionalisd biography of Nero, the first century Roman emperor. Nominated for the James Tait Award, Longman History Award and Orange Prize for Fiction in 2002. A modern story set in an ancient world, sometimes shocking, often erotic, but ultimately moving. Born Lucius Ahenobarbus, Nero From award-winning author Lissa Oliver comes this historically accurate fictionalisd biography of Nero, the first century Roman emperor.

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De vita Caesarum (Latin; lit. "About the Life of the Caesars"), commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in AD 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings.

The "Nero - The Last Caesar" saga trundles onward. A Bulgarian publishing house has just expressed an interest in the translation rights! Crikey, and most readers found the Latin names hard to deal with!

The "Nero - The Last Caesar" saga trundles onward. A Bulgarian publishing house has just expressed an interest in the translation rights! Crikey, and most readers found the Latin names hard to deal with! Anyway, early days, but Nero is off to conquer another territory, with luck.

Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus (b. December 15, 37 d. June 9, 68), birth name Lucius Domitrius Ahenobarbus, commonly known as Nero, was a Roman emperor who reigned from 54-68 AD. He is well-known for burning Rome in 64 AD and framing the fire on the growing number of Roman Christians, and began to have them persecuted by burning them, feeding them to animals, and crucifying them

The table of contents shows that he has further simplified things by giving each emperor an epithet.

Nero Claudius Caesar. By C. Suetonius Tranquillus. Nero Claudius Caesar. I. Two celebrated families, the Calvini and Aenobarbi, sprung from the race of the Domitii. At last, when the party had everywhere been defeated, he voluntarily surrendered it to Mark Antony; considering it as a piece of service for which the latter owed him no small obligations.

Of the Domitian family two branches have acquired distinction, the Calvini and the Ahenobarbi. The latter have as the founder of their race and the origin of their surname Lucius Domitius, to whom, as he was returning from the country, there once appeared twin youths of more than mortal majesty, so it is said, and bade him carry to the senate and the people the news of a victory, which was as yet unknown.

37-68) became emperor of the Roman Empire after the death of his adopted father, the Emperor Claudius, in . 54. The last ruler of what historians call the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he ruled until he committed suicide in June, . 68. Famously known for the apocryphal story that he fiddled while Rome burned in a great fire, Nero has become one of the most infamous men who ever lived. During his rule, he murdered his own mother, Agrippina the Younger; his first wife, Octavia; and allegedly, his second wife, Poppaea Sabina