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The twelve Caesars

Author: Suetonius; Alexander Thomson, M.D.; Thomas Forester
Publisher: [United States] : Simon & Brown, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suetonius; Alexander Thomson, M.D.; Thomas Forester
ISBN: 9781613824252 1613824254
OCLC Number: 853289781
Notes: Thomson's translation originally published in 1796 under title: The lives of the first twelve Caesars; Forester's revision was originally published in 1855 under title: The lives of the twelve Caesars
Description: 626 p. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Caius Julius Caesar --
D. Octavius Caesar Augustus --
Tiberius Nero Caesar --
Caius Caesar Caligula --
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Caesar --
Nero Claudius Caesar --
Sergius Sulpicius Galba --
A. Salvius Otho --
Aulus Vitellius --
T. Flavius Vespasianus Augustus --
Titus Flavius Vespasianus Augustus --
Titus Flavius Domitianus --
Lives of eminent grammarians --
Lives of eminent rhetoricians --
Lives of the poets --
The life of Terence --
The life of Juvenal --
The life of Persius --
The life of Horace --
The life of Pliny.
Other Titles: Lives of the first twelve Caesars.
Lives of the twelve Caesars.
De vita Caesarum.
Responsibility: by Suetonius ; translated by Alexander Thomson ; revised and corrected by T. Forester.

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De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history.

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