Definition of Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus
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).
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1. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch (1920)
"After his adoption by the emperor Claudius he was called Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... but in 50 his claims obtained formal recognition from Claudius himself, who adopted him under the title of Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus.1 ..."
3. A Manual of Ancient History by Mary Elsie Thalheimer (1872)
"... but by the emperor's adoption he became Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus. By the first of these names he is known in history as one of the most ..."
4. Catalogue of the Greek and Roman Coins in the Numismatic Collection of Yale by Yale University, Jonathan Edwards (1880)
"... adopted by Claudius and created Caesar AD 50, when he took the names of Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus ; Princeps Juventutis AD 51 ; Augustus AD ..."
5. History of the Roman People by Charles Seignobos (1902)
"On the death of Claudius, Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus, the seventeen-year-old son of Agrippina, became emperor. He had learned to write verses, ..."