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  • Woods, David (V. Lundström, 2004)
    The purpose of this paper is to propose a new explanation as to why Nero cancelled proposed trips abroad twice in quick succession in early AD64, first a trip to Achaia, then a trip to the East. Tacitus is our main source ...
  • Woods, David (Klassillis-filologinen yhdistys–Klassisk-filologiska föreningen (The Classical Association of Finland), 2006)
    Pliny the Elder’s Natural History which he seems to have completed shortly before his death in AD79, preserves a story of how the emperor Nero used to watch the gladiatorial games in Rome with the assistance of a piece ...
  • Woods, David (Editions Latomus, 2009)
    The purpose of this paper is to propose a new understanding of the relationship between Nero and the young freedman Sporus whom he apparently 'married' sometime during his tour of Greece in AD 66-67. Dio claims that Nero ...
  • Woods, David (Classical Association of Ireland, 2009)
    Pliny the Elder describes how it was the emperor Nero who first discovered how to use snow to produce a pleasant drink of cold water so that one did not have to drink the snow itself also (NH 31.40). This has traditionally ...