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History of twelve Caesars

Suetonius

History of twelve Caesars

by Suetonius

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the edition published, London : D. Nutt, 1899.

Statementtranslated into English by Philemon Holland,anno 1606 ; with an introduction by Charles Whibley.
SeriesThe Tudor translations -- v.21-22
ContributionsHolland, Philemon.
The Physical Object
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13819076M

  The Twelve Caesars xiii. General Characteristics xiii. The Manuscripts xvii. Bibliographical Note xxiii. Sigla xxvii. Book I The Deified Julius 1. Book II The Deified Augustus Book III Tiberius Book IV Gaius Caligula Stemma of the Julio-Claudian Family Book V The Deified Claudius Book VI Nero Book VII Galba, Otho /5(16). By: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c75 - c AD) The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. The work was written in during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian’s personal secretary.

Description. Thomas Carlyle once wrote, “The history of the world is but the biography of great men.” In this work, Suetonius provides biographies of the great men and the not so great men who established the rule of emperors over the Romans and their subjects. As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, Suetonius gained access to the imperial archives and used them (along with carefully gathered eye-witness accounts) to produce one of the most colourful biographical works in history. "The Twelve Caesars" chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, 4/5(1).

Suetonius "The Twelve Caesars" If a friend asked me to tell him if it is worth it to read Suetonius' book "The Twelve Caesars", I would say it is. This book, though old, is still very interesting and informative today. It is important to note however, that the writing style of .   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Complete Language: English: LoC Class: DG: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Italy, Vatican City, Malta: Subject: Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C A.D. Subject: Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- Early works to Category.


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usually called The Twelve Caesars. His penmanship begins with Julius Caesar and ends with Domitian. While the first few chapters of Caesar's history are lost, the study is nonetheless an extraordinary overview of these dozen pseudo-monarchs.

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