The Lives of the Caesars: Caius Caligula

The Lives of the Caesars: Caius Caligula

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by Gaius Suetonius Suetonius
     
 

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A gem of the biographical genre, this captivating book contains the life accounts of twelve Roman emperors, including Julius Caesar. Suetonius not only presents the emperors as formidable rulers but also throws light on their personal lives. His talent as a biographer is at its zenith as he takes us back in time with his eloquent narrative and vibrant descriptions.

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A gem of the biographical genre, this captivating book contains the life accounts of twelve Roman emperors, including Julius Caesar. Suetonius not only presents the emperors as formidable rulers but also throws light on their personal lives. His talent as a biographer is at its zenith as he takes us back in time with his eloquent narrative and vibrant descriptions. Magnificent!

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ISBN-13:
9781458707703
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
110 KB

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The Lives of the Caesars: Suetonius (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great read and I feel like I catch much more of the flavor of Suetonius than is the case with the Robert Graves version. Excellent notes and intro by the translator.