Records of Nero's reign portray him as a monster who orchestrated his own mother's death. But was it even possible? Experts try to re-create the circumstances by which Nero was alleged to have sun his mother Agrippina the Younger's ship as it sailed out of Baiae.
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PBS, S. o. t. D. (2021, March 26). Did Roman Emperor Nero Murder His Mother?. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2369/did-roman-emperor-nero-murder-his-mother/
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