Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #6 – ARMenia

There’s a war with Parthia, Rome’s boogeyman since they cut off the head of Crassus in 53 BCE, a hundred years earlier, and Nero sends Corbulo to deal with it. He whips his troops into order and kicks ass, wearing a mankini while his troops’ hands fall off from the...
Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #5 – Fight Club

Nero starts his own Fight Club. Apart from that, the years of 56 – 58 were pretty good. Nero made some wise decisions (no doubt with the help of Seneca), showing moderation and generosity. He was turning out to be an emperor of the calibre of Augustus....
Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #4 – Nero The Murderer

This is where the story becomes really weird. Nero, up until now the golden child, suddenly becomes a cold murderer with the murder of Britannicus. data-episode-id="794539" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true"> The Complete Premium Caesar:...
Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #3 – Nero In Love

In the first year of his rule, Nero was a big hit. He built a wooden amphitheatre in the Campus Martius, flooded it, and held a naval battle with sea monsters. In his gladiator shows, nobody died, not even criminals. But then… Nero fell in love....
Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #2 – Nice Guy Nero

Nero becomes emperor on the murder of his step-father. He’s 16 or 17 years old. Why didn’t the Senate stop him? It might have something to do with Seneca and Burrus. Seneca wrote him a speech where he promised to be nice. And, indeed, the first five years of his rule...
Nero #6 – ARMenia

Nero #1 – The Last OG

This is the story of Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. Known to us as Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus. Or just “Nero”. On this episode, we ask – how is it possible that a man tutored and guided by one of the most famous Stoic philosophers, Seneca, would end...