COIN WITH A PORTRAIT OF TIBERIUS by S.P. Kershaw
Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.
When Jesus said. ‘Render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s; render unto God what is God’s,’ this was probably the type of money he was thinking about.
THE CAVERN AT SPERLONGA by S.P. Kershaw.
Tiberius was very nearly killed at a seaside residence called ‘The Cavern’ (modern Sperlonga). A rock fall from the roof of this cave, which also functioned as a banqueting hall, killed several guests (Tacitus, Annals 4.59; Suetonius, Tiberius 39)
2 photos of THE VILLA IOVIS, CAPRI by S.P. Kershaw
In 27 CE, having left Rome never to return, Tiberius took up residence on the isle of Capri. The rumour mill went into overdrive as a consequence.