Classical Contrasts 28 – Nero

Nero was Roman emperor from 54 to 68, the last ruler of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, he was the son of Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and Agrippina the Younger, the sister of Emperor Caligula. Nero’s father died in 40, and his uncle was murdered in 41.

Figure: On of the Twelve Caesars, Italian (Roman) School and British (English) School, c. 1750-1847, marble and sandstone; origin Lypiatt Park, Gloucestershire.

Nero 1, Anglesey Abbey
Nero 2, Anglesey Abbey
Nero 3, Anglesey Abbey
This entry was posted in Anglesey Abbey, Film and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Please do this simple sum to prove you are real! *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.