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The reign of Nero

P. Cornelius Tacitus

The reign of Nero

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nero, Emperor of Rome, -- 37-68.,
  • Rome -- History -- Nero, 54-68.

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementtranslated by G. G. Ramsay with an introduction by Dr. A. S. Osley and illustrations by Eric Fraser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG"285"T313"1952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20720659M

    Tacitus on the reign of Nero These are the Tacitus set-texts on the reign of Nero. Text in black is the Board's set text. Text in light blue I have added. Mouse-over the emboldened words to read the glosses. Where words are blue and underlined, there is also a hyperlink to another site. Tacitus, Annals, Books Book . In the tenth year of the reign of Nero the capital of the empire was afflicted by a fire which raged beyond the memory or example of former ages. (28) The monuments of Grecian art and of Roman virtue, the trophies of the Punic and Gallic wars, the most holy temples, and the most splendid palaces were involved in one common destruction.

    Book of Revelationat the end of the reign of Domitian, because there is an important patristic tendency that attests or points to an early dating during the reign of Nero or even before it. II. Internal Evidence 1. The destruction of Jerusalem and its Temple In Revelation there is no reference to the destruction of Jerusalem and its temple. The most detailed account of this period is handed down to us by Tacitus, whose Annals dedicate the first six books entirely to the reign of Tiberius. Tacitus was a Roman senator, born during the reign of Nero in AD 56, and consul suffect in AD

    Author: Anthony A. Barrett Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs View: Get Books. The Emperor Nero The Emperor Nero by Anthony A. Barrett, The Emperor Nero Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Emperor Nero books, Nero's reign (AD 54–68) witnessed some of the most memorable events in Roman history, such as .   Nero Redivivus - a notorious emperor's posthumous reign: Ancient History: Rome's Boy Emperor - the Life and Reign of Severus Alexander: Ancient History: League table of Roman Emperors by Length of Reign: Ancient History: Mar 2,


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The reign of Nero by P. Cornelius Tacitus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Reign of Nero. Product Details. Category: books SKU: MEP Title: The Reign of Nero Author: Cornelius Tacitus Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Folio Society Year of publication: Condition: GOOD.

Description. pages. No dust jacket. Beige cloth. Slipcase is missing. Black and white illustrations Rating: % positive. Upbringing. Nero’s father, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, died about 40 ce, and Nero was brought up by his mother, Julia Agrippina, a great-granddaughter of the emperor poisoning her second husband, Agrippina incestuously became the wife of her uncle, the emperor Claudius, and persuaded him to favour Nero for the succession, over the rightful claim of Claudius’s own son.

The reign of Nero is often judged to be the embodiment of the extravagance and the corruption that have, for many, come to symbolise ancient Rome. David Shotter provides a reassessment of this view in this accessible introduction to Nero, emperor of Rome from 54 to 68 AD.

All the major issues are discussed including:Book Edition: 2nd Edition. In fact, approximately fourteen of the New Testament’s twenty-seven books were written in whole or in part during Nero’s emperorship.

Also during Nero’s reign the apostle Paul was confined to house arrest in Rome (AD 60—63), where he wrote Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon. Nero and his World. The primary purpose of this collection is to give the reader a concise summation of various aspects of life, culture, and society during the reign of Nero (A.D.

).We naturally get several papers on various aspects of Nero’s personality, his role as an “artist”, his relations with the Senate, his women, and, perhaps most interesting, his governance. 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 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is. The reigning emperor, Nero, a man known for his cruelty and love of theater, scapegoated the Christians for the disaster. According to tradition and later historians, as a punishment, Nero.

Two dates for the book of Revelation have been suggested. The strongest evidence supports the AD 95 date under the reign of Domitian (this is often held by the “futurist” view).

However, the last one hundred years have seen a surge of support for the AD 65 date under the reign of Nero (this is the “preterist” or “partial preterist” view). 95 AD DURING THE REIGN OF DOMITIAN. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tacitus, Cornelius. Reign of Nero.

London, Folio Society, (OCoLC) Named Person. Either it was written during the reign of Nero, likely between the Great Fire of Rome in July of A.D. 64 and Nero’s suicide in June of A.D. Or it was written during the reign of Galba.

The reign of Nero is often judged to be the embodiment of the extravagance and the corruption that have, for many, come to symbolise ancient Rome. David Shotter provides a reassessment of this view in this accessible introduction to Nero, emperor of Rome from 54 to 68 AD.

All the major issues are discussed including: • Nero’s early life and accession to power• Nero’s perception of. Books 7 through 10 are missing. Books 11 & 12 cover the period from the treachery of Messalina to the end of Claudius' reign. The final four books cover the reign of Nero and Book 16 cuts off in the middle of the year AD This leaves the material that would have covered the final two years of Nero's reign.

Some, however, have argued for a date during Nero's reign (a.d. 54–68) and before the fall of Jerusalem in 70, basing their conclusion in part on the belief that Revelation –2 is a predictive prophecy of the Roman siege and destruction of the earthly Jerusalem during the Jewish War.

The story also compresses many other instances of Nero's reign, since it has Poppaea as his mistress right at the beginning of the story, when in fact she didn't meet Nero until a few years later.

However, even though it is inaccurate in the historical sense, it lives up to the spirit of Nero's reign, so it seemed acceptable to s: 4. A well told account of some of the more interesting moments that took place during the reign of Nero.

A nice little book that can be read in an hour or two at moderate pace that provides a brief glimpse into Roman life at the time of Nero, and the all-pervading plots and dirty dealings of the Roman elite/5.

Nero Claudius Caesar became emperor of Rome when his adopted father and father-in-law, Claudius Caesar died in 54 AD. Although it was through family ties Nero eased into the reign of world power, Nero showed little compassion for his family members. Nero’s reign (AD 54–68) witnessed some of the most memorable events in Roman history, such as the rebellion of Boudica and the first persecution of the Christians—not to mention Nero’s murder of his mother, his tyranny and extravagance, and his suicide, which plunged the empire into civil Emperor Nero gathers into a single collection the major sources for Nero’s life and rule.

The reign of Nero, Hardcover – January 1, by Cornelius Tacitus (Author) › Visit Amazon's Cornelius Tacitus Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Author: Cornelius Tacitus. As Nero died, he proclaimed “what an artist dies with me” in a piece of arrogant melodrama which has come to symbolise the worst and most ludicrous excesses of his year reign.

In the end, Nero was his own worst enemy, as his contempt of the Empire’s traditions and ruling classes gave rise to rebellions that ended the line of the Caesars. “And so, to get rid of this rumor, Nero set up [i.e., falsely accused] as the culprits and punished with the utmost refinement of cruelty a class hated for their abominations, who are commonly called Christians.

Christus, from whom their name is derived, was executed at the hands of the procurator Pontius Pilate in the reign of Tiberius. Most scholars today think that the book of Revelation was written around the year A.D.

95, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Domitian. Historically, though, many thought it was written earlier.The Reign Of Nero. Product Details. Category: books SKU: DPB Title: The Reign Of Nero Author: Cornelius Tacitus Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Folio Society Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

pages. No dust jacket. Gold pictorial boards. Missing date: Book 27 - BOOK OF REVELATION With people, places, definitions, map. In 2 Parts. Writer: The apostle John in exile Date: EITHER c AD following the persecutions of Emperor Nero, but before the destruction of Jerusalem in AD70; OR c AD during the persecutions attributed to Emperor Domitian at the end of his reign AD