Chapter

Nero

Holly Haynes

in The History of Make-Believe

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780520236509
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520929555 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520236509.003.0003
Nero

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This chapter pairs Galba and Otho with the so-called specter of Nero, which represents public disorientation at the imbalance within a familiar ideological structure. Neither of these first two pretenders can overcome its influence.

Keywords: Galba; Otho; Nero; public disorientation

Chapter.  16769 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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