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New Research on Nero
To complement the forthcoming Nero Exhibition at the British Museum, the Roman Society and Association for Roman Archaeology are holding this British Museum hosted Zoom Symposium on aspects of Nero’s reign.

The symposium will explore the coinage of Nero, the discovery of a totally new Neronian lead ingot in Wales, research on gems found at Pompeii, and Claudia Octavia, Nero’s step-sister and wife.

Programme overview:

1.30:
Introduction

1.45:
‘Augustus and Nero: two emperors who tried to reform the coinage’
By Andrew Burnett, former Deputy Director of the British Museum

14.30:
‘The Rossett Lead Pig and the Governor Trebellius Maximus’
By Susie White, Finds Liaison Officer for North Wales, Portable Antiquities Scheme

15.15:
Questions

15.30:
Break

15.40:
‘Gems, ‘fakes’ and Nero’
By Ross Thomas, British Museum

16.25:
‘Claudia Octavia, Step-sister and Wife to Emperor Nero: Images and Imagination’
By Carey Fleiner, University of Winchester

17.10:
Questions

17.25:
Summing Up

May 15, 2021 01:30 PM in London

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