Roman Society event: ‘New Research on Nero’

New Research on Nero

Saturday 15 May, 1.30-5.30pm (with the Association for Roman Archaeology)

1.30  Introduction
1.45  Andrew Burnett (former Deputy Director, British Museum): ‘Augustus and Nero: two emperors who tried to reform the coinage’
2.30  Susie White (Finds Liaison Officer for North Wales, Portable Antiquities Scheme): ‘The Rossett Lead Pig and the Governor Trebellius Maximus’
3.15  Questions
3.30  Break
3.40  Ross Thomas (British Museum): ‘Gems, ‘fakes’ and Nero’
4.25  Carey Fleiner (University of Winchester): ‘Claudia Octavia, Step-sister and Wife to Emperor Nero: Images and Imagination’
5.10  Questions
5.25  Summing Up

Please register here.


To mark the colloquium, we have also published a blog by the Editor of the JRS and we have made a number of articles free to access.

Read the blog here.

Access the collection here.