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The emperor Nero—known for his debauchery apparently collected the things.Spain’s New ‘Holy Grail’: Jesus Couldn’t Afford That Kind of Bling|Candida Moss|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hedonistic distractions have existed from Caligula and Nero to Andreotti and Berlusconi.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bible scholars have tended to identify the Beast with the Roman emperor Nero.
Nero, the angry Romulan, traveled to the past to kill the present Spock.‘Star Trek’ for Dummies: Get Ready for ‘Into Darkness’ With Our Primer|Sujay Kumar|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At least when Nero fiddled, Romans got to hear music over the flames.As the Sequester Looms, the Outlines of a Solution Emerge|John Avlon|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Claudius Domitius Nero, emperor of Rome, destroyed himself at the age of 32, and the 14th of his dominion.
The conflagration of Rome, attributed by Nero to the Christians, which was the ostensible cause of the first persecution.
But Jack was only second to Nero in monkey tricks, and he held on in a most tenacious manner.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
But it is Nero that lost out, and it is Paul who reigns a crowned king.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
Black Nero was a magnificent mastiff, with not a white hair on his back.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Nero
Cultural definitions for Nero
An ancient Roman emperor, famed for his cruelty. He had his mother and wife killed and kicked his mistress to death while she was pregnant. Nero also persecuted Christians (see also Christian), blaming them for a great fire in Rome. According to tradition, he put the Apostles Peter and Paul to death.