10 Stories About Nero More Shocking Than Fiction

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The Roman Emperor Nero is enjoying a newfound respect these days. At this point, it’s almost common knowledge that the stories of him playing a fiddle while Rome burned are almost certainly untrue.

Still, there are stories about Nero’s excess and depravity that go beyond anything imagined in the most gruesome horror stories. Although there’s no way of knowing how many stories are true, you don’t earn a reputation like this one without doing something people didn’t like.

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One thought on “10 Stories About Nero More Shocking Than Fiction”

  1. Hi….just read the 10 Truly Disgusting facts About Ancient Life. Under dangerous places and penises their was a photo of penis relics from the Roman era. You say these wore worn around their necks for good luck. I see by their design they could be used to please ones self back then before their was any rubber or plastic and batteries!! What do you think?

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