Emperor Nero

Emperor Nero

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Emperor Nero came into power at a young age thanks to his power hungry mother Agrippina. She married emperor Claudius, had Nero adopted and then poisoned the emperor with a plate of lovely mushrooms. Nero’s tutor Seneca did well at first so much so that his first years of rule were exemplary but Seneca was no match for Nero’s avid wives.

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