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Suetonius

Suetonius

Suetonius

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Published by Harvard University Press, William Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by J. C. Rolfe.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library, Loeb classical library
ContributionsRolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14189629M


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Drusus the Elder, Claudius Caesar’s father, who was first named Decimus and later Nero, was born (in 38BC) to Livia, less than three months after she wedded write-mypaperforme.com pregnancy at the time of the marriage led to suspicions that Drusus was the result of his stepfather’s adultery with her.

Book Two: Augustus (later deified) Book Two: I The Octavii. By all accounts, the Octavii, of ancient Velitrae (Velletri) were a distinguished family. Not only was there an Octavian Street in the busiest part of town, but there was also an altar consecrated to an Octavius who led the troops in a war with a neighbouring city.

News of an enemy attack reaching him as he was sacrificing to Mars. Jan 01,  · Suetonius’ De viris illustribus is divided into short books on Roman poets, orators, historians, grammarians and rhetoricians, and perhaps philosophers. Very nearly all that is known about the lives of Rome’s eminent authors stems ultimately from this work, which survives only in the whole of one section and in the preface and five lives from another section.

Jan 21,  · Suetonius provides valuable historical data in a book titled Roma which covered the various customs, festivals, and even clothing worn in the Roman capital. Suetonius also makes mention of Nero's persecution in "Punishment by Nero was inflicted on the Christians, a class of men given to a new and mischievous superstition." Notably, unlike Tacitus, Suetonius does not Suetonius book this punishment with the fire that swept Rome.

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.

Suetonius Tranquillus was the son of a Roman knight who commanded a legion, on the side of Otho, at the battle which decided the fate of the empire in favour of Vitellius. From incidental notices in the following History, we learn that he was born towards the close of the reign of Vespasian, who died in the year 79 of the Christian era.

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Suetonius begins “Caligula” by talking about Gaius Caligula’s father, Germanicus, who was Tiberius’s nephew and extremely popular with the public.

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Jul 22,  · 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.4/5.

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The Twelve Caesars is probably the most in depth book ever written about the personal lives of the twelve caesars. Suetonius goes to great lengths to reveal the way these men really were, as human beings. Each emperor is dissected, and his actions beyond politics and professionalism revealed.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Free download or read online The Twelve Caesars pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Suetonius. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this history, classics story are Nero, Caligula.4/5. Suetonius: De Viris Illustris, c. C.E. Worthington Translation. Life of Augustus, (63 BCE CE) Life of Claudius, Source.

This is an index file. The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the History Department of Fordham University, New York. As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, Suetonius gained access to the imperial archives and used them (along with carefully gathered eye-witness accounts) to produce one of the most colourful biographical works in history.

"The Twelve Caesars" chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, 4/5(1). THAT the family of the Octavii was of the first distinction in Velitrae, 1 is rendered evident by many circumstances.

For in the most frequented part of the town, there was, not long since, a street named the Octavian; and an altar was to be seen, consecrated to one Octavius, who being chosen general in a war with some neighbouring people, the enemy making a sudden attack, while he was.

Project Gutenberg offers 60, free ebooks for Kindle, iPad, Nook, Android, and iPhone. By: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c75 - c AD) The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire.

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An essential primary source on Roman history and a fascinating achievement of scholarship covering a critical period in the Empire As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, the scholar Suetonius had access to the imperial archives and used them (along with eyewitness accounts) to produce one of the most colourful biographical works in history.

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Oct 19,  · Gaius SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS (c. 69 - c. ) and T. FORESTER (. -?), translated by Alexander THOMSON (-) The Twelve Caesars is a.

Edition used: Suetonius Tranquillus, The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, to which are added his Lives of the Grammarians, Rhetoricians, and Poets. The translation of Alexander Thomson, M.D. Revised by T. Forester, M.A. (London: George Bell and Sons, ). The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire.

The work was written in during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian's personal secretary. Suetonius is my favorite ancient prose author and Griffin's narration does his style justice.

The narration succeeds the way reading the book does: it makes you feel like you're indulging in juicy gossip over a cup of your favorite beverage. Highly recommended. Roman historian on 12 Ceasars. This book is an excellent primary source. Instead of just cataloging events, Suetonius talks of the character, the benevolence (or lack there of) and the Cursus Honorum of the 12 Caesars who had really stood out up to that point.5/5(3).

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Twelve Caesars - Suetonius. Book Review by Ursus. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was born around that fateful year of 69 CE. It was then that the Julio-Claudian dynasty finally collapsed without a direct heir.

Senatorial commanders of provincial armies took to the battlefields to decide the issue of succession. Suetonius' own father, a military.Suetonius Collectio. De vita Caesarum by Suetonius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at write-mypaperforme.comMar 22,  · As the title of his book hints, his more or less explicit model is the Roman historian Suetonius, who wrote about years ago and whose chatty, gossipy book famously profiled 12 caesars instead.