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The twelve Caesars

Author: Suetonius; Robert Graves; Michael Grant
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y., USA : Penguin Books, 1989, ©1979.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly known as Suetonius (c. 69 after 122), was a Roman historian belonging to the equestrian order who wrote during the early Imperial era of the Roman Empire. His most important surviving work is a set of biographies of twelve successive Roman rulers, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, entitled De Vita Caesarum. He recorded the earliest accounts of Julius Caesar's epileptic seizures.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suetonius; Robert Graves; Michael Grant
ISBN: 0140440720 9780140440720
OCLC Number: 21233686
Notes: Translation of: De vita Caesarum.
Reprint. Originally published: Rev. ed. Harmondsworth ; New York : Penguin Books, 1979. With new bibliography.
Description: 363 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: De vita Caesarum.
Responsibility: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus ; translated by Robert Graves ; revised with an introduction by Michael Grant.

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First-century Roman life is portrayed in sketches of the family histories, public careers, physical traits, private lives and vices of Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian.  Read more...

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