Otho I


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O·tho I

 (ō′thō, ō′tō)
See Otto I.

Otho I

(ˈəʊθəʊ)
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(Biography) same as Otto I
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Noun1.Otho I - King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (912-973)
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As with Suetonius, Otho is said to have slept so soundly that he was heard to snore--but, just before dawn, he spoke to a freedman about some matters of state; he then advised the freedman to go, lest the soldiers accuse him of assisting the emperor's death (Oth.
48) While Nero's death is laughable, being that of a bad actor acting badly in his own horrendously staged play, that of Otho is presented in a much more admirable context, indeed one which might well be emulated by a true Roman statesman--or even an emperor.
1, where Otho is lured to depose Galba so as to treat himself to the decadence of a Neronian-style court).