Nero #41 –  The Stuff of Genius

Nero #41 – The Stuff of Genius

Nero’s first attempt at building a single property that covered his estates on the Palatine Hill and the Esquiline Hill was The Domus Transitoria, the House of Passage. It burned down in the Great Fire. He replaced it with the Domus Aurea (Golden House), designed by...
Nero #41 –  The Stuff of Genius

Nero #40 – The Golden House

Nero built his Domus Aurea between 64-68 and, in doing so, revolutionised Roman architecture. He also built a massive statue of himself, because, hey, why not? data-episode-id="1034211" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true"> The Complete...
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Nero #39 – Closing His Janus

Nero was a lover, not a fighter. Not a great leader of armies. He thought of himself as an artist. He wanted to be on stage, not on horseback. He was very proud that he closed his Janus. data-episode-id="1031719" data-theme="light" data-height="190"...
Nero #41 –  The Stuff of Genius

Nero #38 – A Woman Woo’d

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Nero #37 – “Spare your ears”

The Stoics Thrasea and Soranus go on trial. And we run out of Tacitus. data-episode-id="1010647" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true"> The Complete Premium Caesar: (Protected...
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Nero #36 – Two Options

When you’ve been up to no good, and you get caught out, you have two options. Nero, like Ray, is a Number 2 kind of guy. In this episode, he goes after two significant Stoics, Thrasea Paetus and Barea Soranus, with trumped up charges. And we farewell one of our fans...