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The twelve Caesars

De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history.

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  • "First-century Roman life is portrayed in sketches of the family histories, public careers, physical traits, private lives, and vices of Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian."
  • "2 copies located in Circulation."
  • "Presents biographies of twelve Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian, providing details of their private and public lives."
  • "Based on eyewitness accounts and his own unlimited access to the Emperor Hadrian's Imperial archives, the scholar Suetonius wrote a sweeping account of the lives of twelve of Rome's most powerful emperors. From the empire's most shining examples of ruling competency, such as Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the most depraved and doomed rulers, such as Nero, this ancient and colorful biographical work presents a vivid and accessible picture of these historical figures from remote antiquity.This classic work was translated from the Latin by Robert Graves, renowned classicist, historian, and historical novelist. Combining his extensive expertise in classical history with deft writing skill and an ability to spin a good tale, Graves' excellent translation makes this classic work accessible to modern audiences."
  • "De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history."
  • "De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history."@en
  • "De vita Caesarum, commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings. It was dedicated to a friend, the Praetorian prefect Gaius Septicius Clarus. The Twelve Caesars is considered very significant in antiquity and remains a main source on Roman history. The book discusses the sign."@en

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  • "Penguin classics"
  • "Biografieën (vorm)"
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  • "Twelve Caesars: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus"
  • "The twelve Caesars"
  • "The twelve Caesars"@en
  • "Twelve Caesars"
  • "The twelve Caesars : Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus"@en
  • "The twelve Caesars [De vita duodecim caesarum, engl.] Transl. by Robert Graves"
  • "The Twelve Caesars [Duodecim Caesarum vitae.] Caius Suetonius Tranquillus. Translated by Robert Graves"
  • "Twelve Caesars: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, The"
  • "TWELVE CAESARS"
  • "The twelve caesars : transl.by robert graves"
  • "The Twelve Caesars"@en
  • "The Twelve Caesars"
  • "Twelve Caesars: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. Translated by Robert Graves"
  • "The twelve Caesars. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus"@en
  • "The twelve caesars"
  • "The twelve caesars"@en

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