Half Title Page.
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction: The Neronian (Literary) “Renaissance”.
2: The Performing Prince.
3: Biographies of Nero.
4: Nero the Imperial Misfit: Philhellenism in a Rich Man's World.
5: The Empire.
6: The Empire in the Age of Nero.
7: Apollo in Arms: Nero at the Frontier.
8: Domus Neroniana: The Imperial Household in the Age of Nero.
10: Neronian Philosophy.
11: Literature, Art, and Architecture.
12: Seneca, Apocolocyntosis.
13: The Carmina Einsidlensia and Calpurnius Siculus' Eclogues.
14: Seneca's Philosophical Writings: Naturales Quaestiones, Dialogi, Epistulae Morales.
15: Senecan Tragedy.
16: Lucan's Bellum Civile.
17: Petronius' Satyrica.
19: Columella, De Re Rustica.
20: Literature of the World: Seneca's Natural Questions and Pliny's Natural History.
21: Greek Literature Under Nero.
22: Buildings of an Emperor – How Nero Transformed Rome.
23: Portraits of an Emperor – Nero, the Sun, and Roman Otium.
24: Neronian Wall-Painting. A Matter of Perspective.
26: Nero in Jewish and Christian Tradition from the First Century to the Reformation.
27: Haec Monstra Edidit. Translating Lucan in the Early Seventeenth Century.
28: Haunted by Horror: The Ghost of Seneca in Renaissance Drama.
29: “Fantasies so Varied and Bizarre”: The Domus Aurea, the Renaissance, and the “Grotesque”.
31: Nachwort: Nero from Zero to Hero.