“We all know Nero. The emperor who preferred to sing and act than to rule, the monster who killed his wife and his mother, the egomaniac who burned Rome to the ground and built a colossal statue of himself on its rubble, the persecutor of Christians who torched the martyrs as living, screaming street lamps. We all know Nero.
Or do we? Mr Owen re-examines the reign of one of antiquity’s most horrifying and compelling figures and asks how we can reconstruct a monarch and a man from beneath the debris of two millennia.”
This is the first in a series of enrichment talks aimed at our students. An Invite will be sent to all students on Teams, parents are welcome to join their son / daughter on the call.Back to all news