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Lives of the twelve Caesars

Author: Suetonius; Tamsyn Barton
Publisher: Ware, Herfordshire : Wordsworth Editions Ltd., ©1997.
Series: Wordsworth classics of world literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suetonius, chronicler of the extraordinary personalities of the first dynasties to rule the Roman Empire, was the greatest Latin biographer. His colourful work, 'Lives of the twelve Caesars', is, along with Tacitus, the major source for the period from Julius Caesar to Domitian. He sets out in vivid detail a great range of aspects illuminating the emperors' characters, their habits, from table to bedchamber - their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suetonius; Tamsyn Barton
ISBN: 185326475X 9781853264757
OCLC Number: 40184695
Description: xii, 364 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Caius Julius Caesar --
Octavius Caesar Augustus --
Tiberius Nero Caesar --
Caius Caesar Caligula --
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Caesar --
Nero Claudius Caesar --
Servius Sulpicius Galba --
Marcus Salvius Otho --
Aulus Vitellius --
T. Flavius Vespasianus Augustus --
Titus Flavius Vespasianus Augustus --
Titus Flavius Domitianus.
Series Title: Wordsworth classics of world literature.
Other Titles: De vita Caesarum.
Responsibility: Suetonius ; with an introduction by Tamsyn Barton.

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