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  • Rome, and placed it in the circus afterwards called Nero's, where it remained standing till the time of Sixtus V.] [Footnote 28: It was customary in Lent, says St. Audoenus, to cover with a linen veil the tomb of Eligius to conceal the brightness of the gold and the splendour of the gems ".

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • [2] The struggle continued at the time that Paul wrote from Rome during Nero's tyranny that the "existing authorities are instituted by God", [3] and Peter from that same "Babylon" advised the people of Asia Minor, especially prone to emperor worship, "Fear God, honor the emperor" [4] – efforts that did not hinder their being dragged before "kings and judges", as enemies of the state liable to capital punishment.

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  • Brothers & Sisters' Ron Rifkin will guest-star in the season premiere as the defense attorney of Franco Nero's Dominic Strauss-Kahn-esque rape suspect.

    Mega Buzz: A Grey's Non-Triangle and Family Reunions on Bones and Hawaii Five-0

  • Email a copy of 'Nero's Rotating Dining Hall Discovered' to a friend

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  • To put it in terms you might understand, the cross, to us, is Nero's seal on an order to throw early Christians to the lions.

    An Open Letter to the Usual Suspects

  • For me, the most astonishing site there is the enormous seaside villa, thought to have belonged to Nero's wife Poppea, at Oplontis.

    Writing The Falco Series by Lindsey Davis

  • -- Planet earth's climate is destabilized while Republi-Corp obstructionists make Nero's fiddling look astute.

    Paula Gordon: a Land of Nuts and Money

  • In fact, it was the meeting of two musical cultures: the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra performing Nero's Dubstep Symphony.

    Radio head: MistaJam and Zane Lowe, 1Xtra

  • Alana Watson , the singer who does Nero's vocals and Mr. Stephens's girlfriend, was working as a midwife until she quit in August to keep up with Nero's accelerating career.

    Dubstep as the New Rock

  • A run through the historical record, staring with Tacitus on Nero's blaming the Christians for the Great Fire, then Pliny on his administrative problems in Bithynia, then a long section on Cyprian (who I think gets more coverage than any other non-emperor); then a period of relaxation, which however is abruptly reversed by Diocletian (though that period of persecution seems to be more effective in the East).

    Gibbon Chapter XVI

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