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The Twelve Caesars

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ISBN13:

9780140455168

ISBN10:
0140455167
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/18/2007
Publisher(s):
Penguin Classics

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Summary

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. The Twelve Caesars chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of the empire under Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the decline into depravity and civil war under Nero and the recovery that came with his successors. A masterpiece of observation, anecdote and detailed physical description, The Twelve Caesars presents us with a gallery of vividly drawn - and all too human - individuals.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. vii
Chronologyp. viii
Introductionp. xvii
Analyses of the 'Lives'p. xlii
Further Readingp. liii
A Note on the Textp. lviii
Divus Juliusp. 1
Divus Augustusp. 43
Tiberiusp. 104
Gaius Caligulap. 145
Divus Claudiusp. 178
Nerop. 207
Galbap. 242
Othop. 255
Vitelliusp. 263
Divus Vespasianp. 274
Divus Titusp. 288
Domitianp. 295
Glossary of Termsp. 311
Glossary of Place Names in Romep. 319
Key to Mapsp. 325
Mapsp. 330
Family Treesp. 343
Notesp. 347
Index of Historical Personsp. 382
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