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Emperor Tiberius Was Debauched, Deranged and Probably Not Fun At Parties

Emperor Tiberius Was Debauched, Deranged and Probably Not Fun At Parties

Update: 2020-05-207
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When Emperor Tiberius first ascended to the throne in AD 14, he seemed to be a principled reformer set on cleaning up the empire -- checking excesses and abuses, erasing loopholes and banning astrologers. However, the death of his son seemed to push him into a severely unbalanced mental state. His paranoia and cruelty were extreme (even for an Emperor) and, eventually, he found he preferred to eschew politics altogether, reigning as Emperor in name alone from the isolated island of Capri, where he reputedly engaged in all manner of depraved, hedonistic sexual acts before returning, years later, to terrorize Rome.

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Yasmine C

This was a fun episode, featuring the last years of the emperor portrayed in the tv series Rome.

Jun 4th
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Emperor Tiberius Was Debauched, Deranged and Probably Not Fun At Parties

Emperor Tiberius Was Debauched, Deranged and Probably Not Fun At Parties

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