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www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/Nero

Nero, 54-68, the last Roman emperor of the Julian-Claudian line, was the son of Domitius Ahenobarbus and Julia Agrippina, niece of Emperor Claudius.After the violent death of his first wife, Valeria Messalina, Emperor Claudius married Julia, adopted her son Nero and gave him in marriage his own daughter, Octavia.

www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Nero

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www.about-jesus.org/nero.htm

Nero. He was the 5th emperor of Rome, and ruled A.D. 54-68. Although he is not mentioned by name in the Bible, he did reign during the events of the Apostles that are chronicled in the Book of Acts. Some scriptures in Acts (25:11-12; 26:32), and Philippians (4:22), may be referring to Nero. When Claudius died in October 54, Nero became the ...

www.accordancebible.com/Who-Was-Emperor

Knowing what we know about Nero, that makes the exhortation in 1 Peter 2:13 all the more remarkable. This, of course, is the Conservative dating scheme. The Critical dating scheme dates 1 Peter to the reign of Domitian, another emperor known to have persecuted Christians.

www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/christians.htm

The people accused the Emperor Nero for the devastation claiming he set the fire for his own amusement. In order to deflect these accusations and placate the people, Nero laid blame for the fire on the Christians. The emperor ordered the arrest of a few members of the sect who, under torture, accused others until the entire Christian populace ...

www.voiceofprophecy.com/articles/blog/nero-beast

While not as popular as it used to be, the idea that the beast power points to pagan Roman Emperors is still somewhat common, and has actually seen a recent resurgence in some corners of Christianity. The book of Revelation’s twin assertions that it describes “things which must shortly take place,” and “the time is near” (Rev. 1:1,3) appear to support the idea; it is evident

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 ...

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No pagan writer of the time ever accused Domitian, as they had Nero, of persecuting Christians. Pliny, for example, served as a lawyer under Domitian and wrote in a letter to Trajan (r. 98–117 C.E.) that he was never present at the trial of a Christian (Letters 10.96.1).This is a strange claim for one of Domitian’s former officials if Christian persecution were so prevalent.

www.history.com/news/did-nero-really-fiddle-while-rome-burned

According to a well-known expression, Rome’s emperor at the time, the decadent and unpopular Nero, “fiddled while Rome burned.” The expression has a double meaning: Not only did Nero play ...

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.