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Nero: Matricide, Music, and Murder in Imperial Rome By Anthony Everitt, Roddy Ashworth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593133217
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 14th, 2023

An interesting and quite nuanced reappraisal of Nero's reign as emperor, this history reads much like a novel. Turns out that historians of Nero's time despised him, which screwed over his position in history. However, Everitt shows us that there's much more to this story than we've been led to believe.

Review by Zack