Formidable Dames: The Women Behind, Beside, and Beyond the Emperor Nero

Fleiner, C. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


The indomitable mother. The victimised half-sister. The demanding mistress. The formidable wife. Behind every great man stands a woman: behind, beside, and beyond Roman emperor Nero, there were four. This talk brings into the spotlight the women of Nero’s household and their powerful influence over his life, rule, and legacy.
Period3 Nov 2019
Held atBBC History Weekend
Event typeConference
LocationWinchester, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational