THE GREAT FIRE OF ROME
"Nero never fiddled while Rome burned"





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    Performed on February 3rd, 2007 in Watertown, Massachusetts, John reads from an account on the PBS website about the Great Fire of Rome. Contrary to popular belief, Nero did not play the fiddle while Rome burned - it was a lyre.


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    Performed on February 3, 2007 in Watertown, Massachusetts. John reads from an internet account of the Great Fire of Rome in 64 A.D.


    DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF ROME right click - Save Target As - to download

    Performed on February 3, 2007 in Watertown, Massachusetts. John reads from an internet account of the reconstruction of Rome after the Great Fire.






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