5 edition of Lives of the Caesars found in the catalog.
Lives of the Caesars
November 1, 2007
by Blackwell Publishing Limited
Written in English
|Contributions||Anthony Birley (Contributor), Mary T. Boatwright (Contributor), Simon Corcoran (Contributor), Werner Eck (Contributor), Allan Evans (Contributor), Miriam Griffin (Contributor), Donna Hurley (Contributor), Noel Lenski (Contributor), Tony Barrett (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
Barry Strauss’s “Ten Caesars” is a quick romp through the strange lives of several Roman rulers. The Bizarre Lives of Rome’s Emperors. Friend of Pliny the Younger, Suetonius was a studious and careful collector of facts, so that the extant lives of the emperors (including Julius Caesar the dictator) to Domitian are invaluable. His plan in Lives of the Caesars is: the emperor's family and early years; public and private life; :
Check out this great listen on Suetonius wrote his Lives of the Twelve Caesars in the reign of Vespasian around 70AD. He chronicled the extraordinary careers of Julius, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, and Domitian and . Enriched by anecdotes, gossip, and details of character and personal appearance, Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius (born c. 70 CE) is a valuable and colorful source of information about the first twelve Roman emperors, Roman imperial politics, and Roman imperial society. Part of Suetonius's Lives of Illustrious Men (of letters) also survives.
Buy a cheap copy of Lives of the Later Caesars book by Scriptores Historiae Augustae. One of the most controversial of all works to survive from ancient Rome, the Augustan History is our main source of information about the Roman emperors from 5/5(4). Lives of the Caesars, edited by Anthony A. Barrett. Oxford World's Classics series. Malden, Massachusetts, Blackwell Publishing, xx, pp. $ US (cloth), $ US (paper). The title of this work is likely to confuse readers who might expect a translation of Suetonius's Lives.
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The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian. Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability.
His biographies consist of the ancestry and career of each emperor /5(26). The book is a multi purpose in as much as the reader can 'dip into' individual Ceasars to glean specific information, but read the book as a whole in sequence to get the feel of /5(). 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, intense, and individual portrait of each emperor/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. 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. Free kindle Lives of the Caesars book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume Vespasian by Suetonius. Lives of the Caesars, Volume I book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca.
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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.
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 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.
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars - Ebook written by Suetonius. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Lives of the Twelve Caesars.5/5(1).
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. The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian.
Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist of the ancestry and career of each Price: $ Lives of the Caesars, I Liber I Divus Iulius I. Annum agens sextum decimum patrem amisit; sequentibusque consulibus flamen Dialis destinatus dimissa Cossutia, quae familia equestri sed admodum dives praetextato desponsata fuerat, Corneliam Cinnae quater consulis filiam duxit uxorem, ex qua illi mox Iulia nata est; neque ut repudiaret compelli a dictatore Sulla ullo modo.
Other articles where Lives of the Caesars is discussed: Catullus: Life: in the Roman biographer Suetonius’ Life of Julius Caesar, Catullus’ father was Caesar’s friend and host, but the son nevertheless lampooned not only the future dictator but also his son-in-law Pompey and his agent and military engineer Mamurra with a scurrility that Caesar admitted was personally damaging.
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Critical Essays; Quotes; 1 Homework Help. The Twelve Caesars: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome by Matthew Dennison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Lives of the Caesars tells the stories of 12 of Rome’s most fascinating and influential rulers, uncovering the unique features of their reigns which allowed them to earn their places in history.
A comprehensive and engaging account of the lives of the Caesars, who helped shaped one of the most significant periods in history. The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian.
The format and style of Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars was to set the tone for biography t 5/5(1).Lives of The Caesars, VII. et obscuram atque etiam sordidam; quod ego per adulatores obtrectatoresque imperatoris Vitelli evenisse opinarer, nisi aliquanto prius de familiae condicione variatum 2 esset.
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