Did Roman Emperor Nero Murder His Mother?

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Video

Arienne King
by Secrets of the Dead PBS
published on 26 March 2021

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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PBS, Secrets of the Dead. "Did Roman Emperor Nero Murder His Mother?." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 26, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2369/did-roman-emperor-nero-murder-his-mother/.

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PBS, Secrets of the Dead. "Did Roman Emperor Nero Murder His Mother?." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Mar 2021. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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