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www.cambridgeblog.org/2020/06/nero-emperor-and-antichrist

Nero shall be the Anti Christ.’ This is what I find so fascinating about Nero. To Wilde in 1883, the emperor was the embodiment of the limitless artistic freedoms that any decadent would hope for, whereas, to Renan in 1873, Nero had been the first beast in Revelation and would appear at the time of the apocalypse to help bring about the end ...

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Nero burns Rome and blames it on the Christians. Emperor Nero was one of the most diabolical of Rome’s Twelve Caesars. He practiced Machiavellian rules 1,400 years before Machiavelli wrote them. He used the absolute power he possessed to preserve himself at all costs. To Nero, the end always justified the means.

www.compellingtruth.org/who-was-Nero.html

Nero (AD 37 to AD 68) served as the fifth emperor of Rome from AD 54 until his death on June 9, 68. He became emperor at the age of 16 and died at the age of 30 from suicide. Nero's reign involved several connections with events mentioned in the New Testament.

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These advantages to Nero led to rumours that the Emperor was the arsonist. So Nero responded by looking for other scapegoats to satisfy the mob in the form of Rome’s Christian population who he cruelly persecuted. The Apostles Paul and Peter confront Simon Magus before Nero, Renaissance fresco in Florence by Filippino Lippi, c1482.

www.livescience.com/40277-emperor-nero-facts.html

Nero (A.D. 37-68) became emperor of the Roman Empire after the death of his adopted father, the Emperor Claudius, in A.D. 54. The last ruler of what historians call the “Julio-Claudian ...

www.evidenceunseen.com/bible.../jude/...the-seven-kings-roman-emperors-or-world-empires

If we begin with Julius Caesar, this would make Emperor Nero the sixth emperor: VIEW #1: Emperor Nero? Those who hold to a Nero redivivus theory believe that Nero was the sixth king, and he would be revived to be the eighth emperor. However, there are a number of problems with this view: First, the Nero redivivus view is poorly supported. We ...

www.christiancourier.com/articles/623-nero-caesar-and-the-christian-faith

As a consequence of this tragedy, and the widespread belief in Nero’s complicity, the emperor became the brunt of intense criticism. The ruler seized upon a plan. Due to the fact that Roman sentiment was hostile toward Christianity, the emperor would blame the followers of Jesus for this crime. Thus did he, and in A.D. 64, a fierce ...

www.thedailybeast.com/nero-the-execution-of-peter-and-paul-and-the-biggest...

The reigning emperor, Nero, a man known for his cruelty and love of theater, scapegoated the Christians for the disaster. According to tradition and later historians, as a punishment, Nero devised ...

www.evidenceunseen.com/bible-difficulties-2/nt-difficulties/jude/rev-1318-what-does...

In his book The Bible Answer Book, Preterist Hank Hanegraff writes, “Twenty-first century believers, like their first-century counterparts, can be absolutely certain that 666 is the number of Nero’s name and that Nero is the beast who ravaged the bride of Christ in a historical milieu.” [1] Some interpreters believe that this was purposely encoded to describe Nero, so that Christians ...

listverse.com/2016/08/08/10-stories-about-nero-more-shocking-than-fiction

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.