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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Nero, Chapter 54: A performance is promised
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Towards the end of his life, in fact, he [Note 1] had publicly vowed that if he retained his power, he would at the games in celebration of his victory give a performance on the water-organ, the flute, and the bagpipes and that on the last day he would appear as an actor and dance " Turnus." Some even assert that he put the actor Paris to death as a dangerous rival.

Note 1: he = Nero