Nero - Eyewitness Accounts
Nero -Tacitus Quote About the Death of the Roman Emperor Nero
Nero was the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors. When Nero died many were happy.
Seneca, friend and confidant of Nero, was suspected of plotting against the emperor, and committed suicide, but with unusual difficulty.
Biography of the Emperor Nero, from The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, by Suetonius.
Proclamation of Nero's Succession as Roman Emperor
A papyrus from Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, now in the Cairo Museum, says that Nero became emperor on the equivalent of the modern date of November 17, 54 A.D.
Suetonius on Nero's Suicide
Section of Suetonius on the death by suicide of the Roman Emperor Nero.
Suetoni Tranquilii Vita Neronis
The Life of Nero, by Suetonius, in Latin.