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The Twelve Caesars.

Author: Suetonius.; Alexander Thomson; T Forester
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1855.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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De vita Caesarum, commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings. It was dedicated to a friend,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suetonius.; Alexander Thomson; T Forester
ISBN: 9781597344234 1597344230
OCLC Number: 437090218
Description: 1 online resource (925 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface; Lives Of The Twelve Caesars; Julius Caesar; Augustus; Tiberius; Caligula; Claudius; Nero; Galba; Otho; Vitellius; Vespasian; Titus; Domitian; Lives Of Eminent Grammarians; Lives Of Eminent Rhetoricians; Lives Of The Poets; Terence; Juvenal; Persius; Horace; Lucan; Pliny; Endnotes.

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De vita Caesarum, commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings. It was dedicated to a friend, the Praetorian prefect Gaius Septicius Clarus. The Twelve Caesars is considered very significant in antiquity and remains a main source on Roman history. The book discusses the sign.

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