Definition of Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
1. Noun. Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68).
Generic synonyms: Emperor Of Rome, Roman Emperor
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1. The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero by James Francis Hollings (1839)
"... the violent end which not one of them was destined to escape. CHAPTER IX. Consulate of Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus and Appius Claudius ..."
2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"NERO, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (after his adoption, called Claudius Dru- sw), the son of Caius Domitius Ahenobarbus and ..."
3. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch (1920)
"Domitius (4), 333, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, the original name of the emperor Nero. After his adoption by the emperor Claudius he was called Nero ..."
4. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero (1909)
"In general, they were utterly incompetent; Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, for example, had shown no great skill in his conduct of the Germanic affair. ..."
5. The Works of Tacitus by Cornelius Tacitus (1854)
"When found and put to the rack to declare his accomplices, he proclaimed with a loud voice, in the language of his country, 1 Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. ..."