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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8501182M
ISBN 101425008992
ISBN 109781425008994

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THE LIVES OF THE TWELVE CAESARS By C. Suetonius Tranquillus; To which are added, HIS LIVES OF THE GRAMMARIANS, RHETORICIANS, AND POETS. The Translation of Alexander Thomson, M.D. Revised and corrected by er, Esq., A.M. The Lives of the Caesars?quite often resembles a modern sensationalized tabloid, stuffed with insinuations, scandal, and royal shenanigans, but it is really much more. Written by a "palace insider" and published at the height of the Roman Empire, it gives a unique, /5(5). The Lives of the Caesars quite often resembles a modern sensationalized tabloid, stuffed with insinuations, scandal, and royal shenanigans, but it is really much more. Written by a "palace insider" and published at the height of the Roman Empire, it gives a unique, intense, and individual portrait of each emperor. Despite its antiquity, The Lives of the Caesars is neither remote nor obscure. This Penguin Classic of The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius is the perfect place to start for anybody interested in ancient Greco-Roman history and culture. Not only is this a most engaging translation by Robert Graves, author of I Claudius, but there is a short Forward by classics scholar, Michael Grant/5.

Lives of the Caesars, Volume I book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca. 70 CE), /5. Book One: LVII His Physical Skills and Powers of Endurance Book One: LVIII His Sound Judgement on Campaign Book One: LIX His Lack of Superstition Book One: LX His Battle Tactics Book One: LXI His Horse Book One: LXII His Rallying of the Troops Book One: LXIII His Self-Possession after Pharsalus Book One: LXIV His Self-Possession at Alexandria.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume Vespasian by Suetonius - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Suetonius' The Lives of the Caesars quite often resembles a modern sensationalized tabloid, stuffed with insinuations, scandal, and royal shenanigans, but it is really much more. Written by a "palace insider" and published during the reign of Hadrian (c. AD ) at the height of the Roman Empire, The Lives of the Caesars is a unique, intense, and individual portrait of each emperor.

Few of his assassins outlived him for more than three years, or died a natural death. All were condemned, and perished in a multitude of ways, some by shipwreck, or in battle; others ending their lives with the self-same weapons with which they had murdered Caesar. The Race Book at Caesars Palace is a Las Vegas sports betting institution, with 65 private booths that offer Las Vegas race bettors comfort. The Race Book features 65 private booths equipped with individual 12” flat-screen TVs, and a custom built ' HD LED display overhead simulcasting live horse racing from around the country daily, and 13 betting windows available for your convenience. The Lives of the Twelve (12) Caesars (Modern Library Books Series) An Unexpurgated English Edited with Notes and an Introduction by Joseph Gavorse [Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus] Published by Published by The Modern Library, New York First Thus Edition. Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca. 70 CE), son of a military tribune, was at first an advocate and a teacher of rhetoric, but later became the emperor Hadrian's private secretary, Â He dedicated to C. Septicius Clarus, prefect of the praetorian guard, his Lives of the Caesars. After the dismissal of both men for some breach of court etiquette, Suetonius apparently retired.