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If you want to discover more about the captivating life of Nero, then pay attention...

Nero’s extravagance has become nothing short of legendary. In its day, it was incredibly destructive to his people, particularly after the Great Fire of Rome - a fire that he may have even started.

Instead of assisting the ten districts that had been damaged by the fire, Nero took advantage of the extra space to build himself a golden palace. He murdered, among others, his own mother, his ex-wife, and his stepbrother. He was additionally a rapist, a child molester, and a brutal abuser.

But he was also an artist. At least, he believed himself to be one, and he had wanted to be one ever since he was a child. But an unlucky roll of the dice of fate ripped him from his aunt’s comfortable home and dumped him in the Roman palace, and eventually, he was thrown onto the Roman throne in 54 CE.

The next fourteen 14 would be some of the worst in Roman history, showcasing the very worst of humanity. Because, the truth is that Nero thought he was an artist. But history reveals that he was little more than a monster. 

In Nero: A Captivating Guide to the Last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and How He Ruled the Roman Empire, you will discover chapters, such as:

  • The First Emperors
  • Exile
  • Agrippina Pulls the Strings
  • Matricide
  • Right off the Rails
  • Rome Ablaze
  • Regret
  • The Last Killing
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about Nero, scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

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  • Jean AR
  • 26-04-2020

An excellent book

An excellent book that needed to be written and one that should last for a long time.

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  • Autumn in Spring
  • 26-04-2020

A good audiobook

A good audiobook and a must for any student of stoicism, though I feel there is enough roman history here to appeal to anyone with an interest in Roman history as well.

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  • Kateee
  • 26-04-2020

Good One

This book is not an attempt at a crystal clear picture of exactly who Seneca was, thus the reader walks away with more questions than answers. However, it is written in an easy to read style and some great information can be gained about the reign of Nero.

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  • Colton Babo
  • 26-04-2020

A historical survey

A historical survey of similar threats in the past, how the nation dealt with them, and what needs to be done now. A valuable audiobook.

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  • Mark
  • 25-04-2020

Amazing and Informative

A timely reminder that this country is founded upon "the Rule of Law" and a very real danger to its foundations posed by the current occupant of the White House.

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  • Maria B
  • 25-04-2020

A great book

A great book that takes a different perspective about Nero and his actions. I enjoyed it.

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  • H.Nathan
  • 25-04-2020

Enjoyable

Nero was an enjoyable audiobook that didn't take a lot of time. A good summary of what is known about Nero.

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  • Alan K
  • 25-04-2020

Great Book

Great for a very fast listening of some historical time. Instead of using the internet, these books give a bit more information.

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  • H M
  • 24-04-2020

i Enjoyed It

While I enjoyed this expose' I did find that it did not flow quite the same as other Hourly History publications. None-the-less, Nero is an interesting read and the lesson learned is with excess and greed comes ultimate failure in the end.

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  • Wsil Ali
  • 24-04-2020

Awesome

The listeners who enjoy histories and biographies, or those who are interested in knowing more about Nero and his influence on Roman history, will enjoy this book.

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  • James
  • 26-04-2020

Five Stars

An excellent audiobook for students of first-century Christianity as well. A fascinating look at the world into which Christ appeared.

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  • Aria
  • 26-04-2020

Well Written

The book dwells into his life through historical accounts and is careful not to present final judgment in any which way thereby preserving and bringing Nero's character more vividly into focus.

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  • I.Ibrahim
  • 26-04-2020

Interesting

Interesting, thought-provoking, and entertaining look at the life of Rome and a philosopher's struggles in the courts of power.

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  • Oliver Moore
  • 26-04-2020

The Best

This is one of the best books I’ve read. Interestingly, easy, it grasps the listener's attention and doesn’t let down. A must-have!

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  • Jenson
  • 25-04-2020

Excellent

This is probably an excellent second book to get about Nero for the analysis of the contemporary evidence, but I still don't know what would be the best book to start with.

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  • Joshua Arlo
  • 25-04-2020

Well Researched

I used this as one of my sources for my research paper. Thanks for the great information.

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  • Darzi Jesse
  • 25-04-2020

Thanks

It was pretty easy to understand, although there were a few sentences that were maybe written wrong so it took me listening to it twice to get the info, but not that difficult. Thanks

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  • Sienna
  • 25-04-2020

Very enlightening

A very enlightening historical audiobook. I learned a lot about Nero that I didn't know.

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  • Orla
  • 24-04-2020

Excellent

An excellent quick history for anyone wanting to know historical facts. I recommend it to all.

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  • Poppy
  • 24-04-2020

Well Done

Insane history of a demented man. The times of humanity leave one to ponder where have we gone wrong and have we yet learned our lesson. I think not.

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