The name Nero is synonymous with tyranny, but what do we really know about the infamous Roman emperor? Mary Beard, historian and British Museum Trustee, asks 10 questions to search for the truth behind the myth.
22 April 2021
Nero is one of Rome’s most infamous rulers, notorious for his cruelty, debauchery and eccentricity. But was he really the tyrant that history has painted him to be? Nero exhibition curator Francesca Bologna goes in search of the real Nero.