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At the outset of the reign of Nero, who was but sixteen years of age at his
accession, his mother Agrippina became involved in a struggle for the regency
with Burrus and the prince's tutor, L. Annaeus Seneca, the foremost man of letters
of his ...
A further adjustment was therefore made in the early part of Nero's reign, by
which the fiscus made an annual grant of some ;£ 600,000 to the aerarium — a
sum probably intended to cover the cost of the corn doles. In return for these ...
In the fifty years after the death of Augustus his system had taken firm root ; after
the death of Nero it was able to weather some heavy squalls. NOTES 1 The
annexation of Mauretania may have been intended to safeguard Spain against ...
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