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Wiley, Aug 26, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 174 pages
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In this rigorously researched biography Jürgen Malitz invites readers to reconsider the reputation of the Roman Emperor Nero.

  • Focuses on the growing tension between Nero’s artistic tendencies and his role as emperor.

  • Steers readers through the diverse interpretations of Nero that have arisen through the ages.

  • Allows readers to form a balanced judgment of this divisive and controversial Emperor.

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I’m tempted to simply quote the opening chapter of my book about Revelation. Most of that first chapter comes directly from this book. I begin with a series of short glimpses into the life of Nero ... Read full review

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Re-read and annotated this one as I'm making notes for a sequel to Sword of the Gladiatrix. Unfortunately, not that useful for research. This is a non-academic take on Nero and his reign which casual ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jürgen Malitz is Chair of Ancient History at the Catholic University, Eichstätt. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Histories of Posidonius (1983) and Nicolaus of Damascus, Life of Augustus (2003). Malitz also specialises in the development of PC and Internet applications for the Classics, including Gnomon Online, Numismatische Bilddatenbank Eichstätt, and ConcEyst.

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