Nero: Reality and Legend

B.H. Warmington

Chatto and Windus 1981
A book review by Danny Yee © 1992
Nero: Reality and Legend is an extended essay on the emperor Nero, structured thematically rather than narratively. It doesn't really have anything original to say: if you are familiar with the period it will be old hat; if you aren't then you would be much better off reading Tacitus.

Skip this one.

March 1992

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%T Nero
%S Reality and Legend
%A Warmington, B.H.
%I Chatto and Windus
%D 1981
%O paperback, index
%G ISBN 0701114541
%P 180pp