Tacitus, the roman historian, in book xv of his annals, gives a lengthy account of nero's debaucheries and cruelties these led the romans to distrust him these led the romans to distrust him so despised was nero that when rome caught fire on july 19, 64, popular opinion attributed the catastrophe to him. However, evidence highly suggests the apostle paul's death occurred after his fifth missionary journey ended in 67 ad paul was likely beheaded by the romans, under emperor nero, sometime around may or june of 68 ad nero himself died by suicide on june 9th of the same year. Nero (ad 37-68) became emperor of the roman empire after the death of his adopted father, the emperor claudius, in ad 54 the last ruler of what historians call the julio-claudian.
Nero he was the 5th emperor of rome, and ruled ad 54-68 although he is not mentioned by name in the bible, he did reign during the events of the apostles that are chronicled in the book of acts. The life of emperor nero essay 1744 words 7 pages emperor nero, infamously known as one of the most malevolent, oppressive, and tyrannical leader throughout history, was the last ruler of the julio-claudian dynasty. It is paul's imprisonment in 57 ad, caused by the jerusalem jews trying to kill him and paul's necessity in claiming his roman citizenship in order to save his life, that caused him to appear before nero five years later. Short biography of the personal life of the roman emperor nero the megalomanic roman emperor nero was convinced that he was a fantastic ruler, lover, athlete, actor, poet and singer the romans, however, soon tired of being locked in theatres, forced to listen to nero's ceaseless verses and songs. While the emperor was thus ingloriously fleeing for his life, the roman senate, emboldened by the insurrection and the approach of galba, passed a decree declaring nero to be the enemy of his country, and condemning him to death.
Philostratus' life of apollonius: now demetrius being attracted to apollonius, as i have said above in my account of the events at corinth, ] to whom nero had committed the power of life and death, proceeded to banish him from rome, on the plea that. It is vital to my project because it allows me to give a less biased account of the events that happened in nero's lifetime henderson, bernard w the life and principate of the emperor nero. Plutarch (c 46-127) mentions nero indirectly in his account of the life of galba and the life of otho, as well as in the vision of thespesius in book 7 of the moralia, where a voice orders that nero's soul be transferred to a more offensive species.
The early life of emperor nero you are commenting using your google+ account ( log out / change ) you are commenting using your twitter account ( log out / change ) you are commenting using your facebook account ( log out /. The great fire of rome was an urban fire in july of the year ad 64 it caused widespread devastation in the city on 19 july,  before being brought under control after six days differing accounts either blame emperor nero for initiating the fire or credit him with organizing measures to contain it and provide relief for refugees. Early life nero was born lucius domitius ahenobarbus in 37 ce but renamed nero claudius caesar augustus when his mother, agrippina, married emperor claudius in 49 ce.
On the one hand, the lack of suetonius' own opinions and his lack of a desire to make a judgement on the emperors shines favourably upon the reliability of suetonius' writings, though the fact that he lost access to the imperial archives before writing the account of nero's life, makes his account prone to gossip and not totally dependable. From ad 30 to ad 311, a period in which 54 emperors ruled the empire, only about a dozen took the trouble to harass christians furthermore, not until decius (249-251) did any deliberately. Tacitus on the reign of nero these are the tacitus set-texts on the reign of nero who lived a life free from crime and was also and that his accounts with. Nero knowhow app is replacing the support knowledge base for all nero 2017 & 2018 products download directly to your smartphone or tablet now: if you do not have a mobile device, you can find the content of the nero knowhow app here.
Nero's rule is aften associatit wi tyranny an extravagance he is kent for a nummer o executions, includin thae o his maither  an stepbrother he is an aw infamously kent as the emperor who fiddled while rome burned,  an as an early persecutor o christians. Nero was the last of the julio-claudians, that most important family of rome that produced the first 5 emperors (augustus, tiberius, caligula, claudius, and nero) nero is famed for watching while rome burned, then using the devastated area for his own luxurious palace, and then blaming the. The prime sources for nero's life and reign are tacitus' annales 12-16, suetonius' life of nero, and dio cassius' roman history 61-63, written in the early third century additional valuable material comes from inscriptions, coinage, papyri, and archaeology. A list of the five wackiest roman emperors, from nero to caligula, what made them the worst, and where to find their ruins in rome and italy the full accounts of his life were written by historians who lived after he died, including suetonius, tacitus and cassius dio.