Definition of Neronian in English:

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Pronunciation: /nəˈrəʊnɪən/


Relating to or characteristic of the Roman Emperor Nero, especially in being cruel, tyrannical, or licentious: Neronian persecution Neronian debauchery
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  • In the Neronian period the first stone civil buildings were constructed.
  • If political debate is less sharp in the Neronian books, foreign affairs and Nero's flamboyant behaviour fully extend Tacitus' descriptive powers.
  • Although the Neronian residence could have been planned for Cogidubnus, the later palace seems rather too late for him.

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