Nero: The End of a Dynasty
Psychology Press, 2000 - 320 páginas
Nero's personality and crimes have always intrigued historians and writers of fiction. However, his reign also illuminates the nature of the Julio-Claudian Principate. Nero's suicide brought to an end the dynasty Augustus had founded, and placed in jeopardy the political system he had devised.
Miriam T. Griffin's authoratitive survey of Nero's reign incorporates both a chronological account, as well as an analysis of the reasons for Nero's collapse under the pressure of his role as emperor.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentário do usuário - MarysGirl - LibraryThing
This is a research book (not a popular biography), classified under "text books" at B&N. I found it appropriate for my needs--accessible, well researched and footnoted. The author followed a thematic ... Ler resenha completa