Knowledge and Curiosity at the Court of Nero.
A Roman Society conference held on Wednesday 29 September, 2021, 5.30-8pm, Court Room, Senate House and broadcast on Zoom.
Video available to watch on the Roman Society YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/y0NRnVtW0jI
You can click on the timestamps to skip to each speaker.
0:00 Introduction by Tim Cornell, Roman Society President.
4:49 Rebecca Flemming, 'Medicine in Neronian Rome: a golden age?'
37:00 Dominic Rathbone, 'Nero's secret Egypt'
1:08:59 Siobhan Chomse, 'Fool's gold: Nero and Dido's buried treasure'
1:29:02 Shushma Malik, 'The emperor and his cithara: Nero's musical life and afterlife'
2:00:35 Closing comments by Roland Mayer, Roman Society Honorary Secretary.