Lives of the Twelve Caesars (Complete 14 Volumes)

Lives of the Twelve Caesars (Complete 14 Volumes)

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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 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian's personal secretary. On the Life of the Caesars concentrates on the acts and personalities of the Julio-Claudians and their immediate successors. Together… See more details below

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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 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian's personal secretary. On the Life of the Caesars concentrates on the acts and personalities of the Julio-Claudians and their immediate successors. Together with Tacitus' Annals, this work is a major source for the historical details in Robert Graves' novels "I Claudius" and "Claudius the God".

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ISBN-13:
2940149468041
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
05/16/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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