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2,000 years of Cologne's lethal Roman mother

The Local Germany (26 November 2015)

She married her uncle, killed him and gave birth to both the Emperor Nero and the city of Cologne. On November 26th, a special exhibition opens in the cathedral city’s Romano-Germanic Museum. 764 more words

The Local Germany

Badass Historical Chemists: Locusta

Locusta was one of the first recorded professional chemists. She was employed by several royal Romans, and even established a school for other chemists. Here’s why it was best not to piss off either her or her students.

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Iford Arts: Agrippina

Although perhaps not quite reaching the social cachet of Glyndebourne or Garsington, the opera season at Iford Manor is always a delight, both for the setting and the standard of the music. 780 more words

Concert Reviews

Power-dressed and power hungry: Handel's Agrippina at Iford

Bruno Ravella has updated the action of Handel’s Agrippina to the consumerist hell of the 1980s, giving us big hair, shoulder pads, cocaine and ruthlessness in spades. 50 more words


Agrippina in brons

Keizerin Agrippina de Jongere. Replica naar één van de weinige bewaard gebleven complete grote bronzen Romeinse beelden in de wereld.

gesigneerde en genummerde oplage 1/8

afmeting 39 cm x19 cm


Great Fire of Rome – Was Emperor Nero Involved?

Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, popularly known as Nero was the Emperor of Rome for less than two decades yet it was during his rule that Rome witnessed massive changes. 417 more words

European History

Piso and Plancina

Germanicus, pride of the Roman Empire,
Was brought down by Piso, a treacherous liar,
Who schemed with his missus, Munatia Plancina,
To kill him with poison. 264 more words