[additional entry on this emperor's life is available in dir archives] john donahue (with the exception of nero towards the end of his principate), and had been awarded the highest military and religious honors of ancient rome his qualifications for the principate cannot be questioned even so, history has been unkind to him tacitus. Full text of the life and principate of the emperor nero [microform] see other formats. Early age: tiberius claudius nero tiberius’s contributions as general  tiberius julius caesar’s rule the roman empire: augustus and the principate period being the first emperor of a very new type of monarchy for rome, augustus took on several new titles that provided him with the power that he held.
Emperor nero s principate background of nero emperor nero was the last emperor of the julio-claudian dynasty in rome nero was actually born lucius domitius ahenobarbus, son of gnaeus domitius ahenobarbus and agrippina the younger in december ad37.
The life and principate of the emperor nero by henderson, bernard w (bernard william), 1872-1929 publication date 1903 topics nero, emperor of rome, 37-68 publisher philadelphia lippincott collection robarts toronto digitizing sponsor university of toronto. Nero is remembered to this day as a cruel and brutal emperor of the roman principate many romans suspected him of being behind the great fire of rome during the roman principate(according to legend, nero was fiddling as rome was burning. Nero (54-68 ad) [additional entries on this emperor's life by david coffta and donatien grau are available in dir archives] the year 64 was the most significant of nero's principate up to this point his mother and wife were dead, as was burrus, and seneca, unable to maintain his influence over nero without his colleague's support, had.
Roman emperor (principate) jump to navigation jump to search this (nero's governor of germania inferior) in late december, vitellius was deposed by the governor of judaea, vespasianus (see below) flavian dynasty the flavian dynasty was composed of the flavii vespasiani, a middle-class family of plebeian stock. The shortest ruling roman emperors of the principate period to overthrow nero, which led to galba becoming emperor seven months into emperor galba's rule, otho decided he wanted to become emperor to do this he payed off the praetorian guard, who served as the emperor's security detail and secret police the shortest ruling roman.
Nero’s reign reflects the possible answer to some of the most terrifying questions in history, such as, what would happen if a mad-man with sever insecurities and a god-complex were to become the world’s most politically powerful individual. Nero had ascended to the principate at the age of sixteen, and his mother agrippina had assumed that she would rule through him she had several of her relatives killed in her aspirations and paranoia, and aroused the severe dislike of seneca and burrus. He enjoyed distinguished ancestry, moved easily among the julio-claudian emperors (with the exception of nero towards the end of his principate), and had been awarded the highest military and religious honors of ancient rome his qualifications for the principate cannot be questioned.
Nero's mother, agrippina the younger, was likely implicated in claudius' death and nero's nomination as emperor she dominated nero's early life and decisions until he cast her off five years into his reign, he had her murdered : 16 hh scullard writes that he promised to follow the augustan model in his principate, to end. The roman empire: augustus and the principate period officially, after the battle of actium in 31 bc, octavius (augustus from here on) was the sole ruler of rome. Nero's mother, agrippina the younger, was likely implicated in claudius' death and nero's nomination as emperor she dominated nero's early life and decisions until he cast her off five years into his reign, he had her murdered : 16 hh scullard writes that he promised to follow the augustan model in his principate, to end all secret.