Tuesday, August 28, 2012

News at Eleven: The newly deciphered poem, however, shows

a very different side to this ancient couple. In the poem, Poppaea [Sabina] is depicted being taken away by Aphrodite and told "your children for Nero [both deceased] you will guard them for eternity."

Poppaea does not want this, wishing to stay with Nero.

from Live Science: Ancient Poem Praises Murderous Roman Emperor Nero
then Live Science: In Photos: An Ancient Poem Deciphered


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