Roman Emperor Nero Facts

Nero became Emperor of Rome at the young age of 17; the youngest emperor up until that time. His death in 68 AD ended what is referred to as the Julio-Claudian dynasty; the family that consisted of the first five Roman emperors. His tyranny and cruel behavior has earned him the reputation as one of the most insane Roman emperors. There are few kids or adults who have not heard of how Nero played the fiddle (or lyre) as Rome burned during the Great Fire of Rome in 64 AD; although this may well be a rumor. Below you will find a list of interesting information and facts about this famous Roman Emperor.

Interesting Facts about Roman Emperor Nero