(37—68 ad) Roman emperor 54–68

Related Overviews

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 bc — 65 ad) Roman statesman, philosopher, and dramatist

Tacitus (c. 56—120 ad) Roman historian

Agrippina the Younger (15—59 ad)

Claudius (10 bc — 54 ad) Roman emperor

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


'Nero' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Classical Studies


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


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 burning of Rome and persecutions of Christians.

Subjects: Classical Studies.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.