Nero: A Roman Emperor
37 AD-68 AD
Who was Nero?
Nero was an emperor, actor, and poet. He was born into a wealthy family as the nephew of an emperor. He was most notorious for persecuting Christians and even killing his own mother. Because of his father's death, his mother married his great uncle Claudius who appointed him as emperor at age seventeen; this led to Nero killing his mother, as he was tired of her telling him how to live. Without the guidance of his mother, he spent copious amounts of cash and behaved irrationally. His reign ended when the empire revolted against him resulting in his suicide.
Nero's Early Stage of His Rule
The Great Fire
The End of Nero's Reign
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