chapter  6
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The end of Nero: Galba, Otho and Vitellius

Nero returned from his tour of Greece towards the end of AD 67; Helios had been urging this course of action upon him for some time. Up to AD 65, as we have seen, opposition had probably been more of a nuisance than a real threat to the stability of Nero’s position, though the rebellion of Vinicianus in AD 66 may have been more serious if, as it appears, armycommanders were involved.