The tragedy of Nero

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Nero, Emperor of Rome, 37-68 -- Drama.

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Statement[edited by] Elliott M. Hill.
SeriesRenaissance drama
ContributionsHill, Elliott M., 1933-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2411 .N3 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationlxi, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4747958M
ISBN 100824097459
LC Control Number78066763

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Genre/Form: Tragedies Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nero (Tragedy). Tragedy of Nero. New York: Garland Pub., (OCoLC) This book is balanced out nicely with appropriate notes, and a comprehensive bibliography of modern works, so it offers a nice introduction or addition to any reader's knowledge of Imperial Rome, Nero and the times in which he lived.

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occurs only in the superscription (which is probably spurious, and is altogether omitted in the RSV) to the Second Epistle to Timothy. He became emperor of Rome when he was about seventeen years of age (A.D.

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