The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

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

Author: C Suetonius Tranquillus

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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
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars Illustrated

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars Illustrated

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

Author: C Suetonius Tranquillus

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ISBN: 9798730467644

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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
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars a Classic Illustrated Edition

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars  a Classic Illustrated Edition

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

Author: C. Suetonius Tranquillus

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ISBN: 9798526600354

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Page: 522

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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
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The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars

The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars

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.

Author: C Suetonius Tranquillus

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ISBN: 9798512250570

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Page: 624

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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.
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The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars-Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian-created an empire which dominated the then-known world and influenced it for a millennium.

Author: Suetonius

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ISBN: 1781394423

Category: Emperors

Page: 418

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The Twelve Caesars--Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian-created an empire which dominated the then known world and influenced it for a millennium. Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely. Suetonius, personal secretary to Emperor Trajan, used the Imperial Archives and eyewitness accounts to paint a portrait of absolute power.
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The Twelve Caesars illustrated

The Twelve Caesars  illustrated

Completes every biography of the story of the circumstances of the death of the emperor.The writing of Suetonius is priceless in that it sheds light on the domestic, intimate aspect of the activity of the Roman emperors.

Author: C. Tranquillus

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ISBN: 1723859222

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De vita Caesarum - the main work of the ancient Roman historian Suetonius, written in Latin in his being the secretary of the emperor Hadrian. It is a collection of biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 Roman princepes, from Augustus to Domitian. Biographies are not presented in chronological order. First, Suetonius tells about the origin of each ruler, about the early years of his life, about his social activities, then goes on to private life, character properties, appearance. Completes every biography of the story of the circumstances of the death of the emperor.The writing of Suetonius is priceless in that it sheds light on the domestic, intimate aspect of the activity of the Roman emperors.
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

which he illustrated upon the acts of several wicked and disgraceful women , on record in sacred history . Then , with renewed energy , the prelate ...

Author: Elisa Rogers

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ISBN: HARVARD:HWSL5V

Category: Emperors

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Lives of the Caesars

Lives of the Caesars

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.

Author: Suetonius,

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780199537563

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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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 the ancestry and career of each emperor in turn; however, his interest is not so much analytical or historical, but anecdotal and salacious which gives rise to a lively and provocative succession of portraits. The account of Julius Caesar does not simply mention his crossing of the Rubicon and his assassination, but draws attention to his dark piercing eyes and attempts to conceal his baldness. The Live of Caligula presents a vivid picture of the emperor's grotesque appearance, his waywardness, and his insane cruelties. The format and style of Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars was to set the tone for biography throughout western literature - his work remains thoroughly readable and full of interest. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

Without the Illustrations , 3s . 6d . Prose Works . With 16 full - page Woodcuts by Birket Foster and others . 35. ба , turalist .

Author: Suetonius

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105118221345

Category: Emperors

Page: 557

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Delphi Complete Works of Suetonius Illustrated

Delphi Complete Works of Suetonius  Illustrated

This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of the Ancient biographer Suetonius, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (3MB Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images ...

Author: Suetonius

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 9781909496149

Category: Fiction

Page: 3491

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The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of the Ancient biographer Suetonius, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (3MB Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Suetonius' life and works * Features the complete works of Suetonius, in both English translation and the original Latin * Concise introductions to the histories and other works * Explore the exciting lives of the ‘Twelve Caesars’ in comprehensive detail * Two translations of ‘Twelve Caesars’ - ALEXANDER THOMSON and J. C. ROLFE (Loeb Classical Library) * Provides a special bonus dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the texts paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students * Includes translations and texts previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Suetonius’ works * Excellent formatting of the texts * Easily locate the biographies or works you want to read with individual contents tables * Includes the special BONUS text of the AUGUSTAN HISTORY in English and Latin – this later work serves as a sequel to Suetonius’ TWELVE CAESARS, continuing the biographies from the Emperor Hadrian - first time in digital print * Features a bonus biography - explore Suetonius' ancient world * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with Rolfe's translation, corrections, improved structure and a new biography Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Translations THE TWELVE CAESARS THE TWELVE CAESARS (Dual Latin and English Text) LIVES OF FAMOUS MEN AUGUSTAN HISTORY The Latin Texts DE VITIS CAESARUM DE VIRIS ILLUSTRIBUS HISTORIA AUGUSTA The Biography THE LIFE AND WORKS OF SUETONIUS by J. C. Rolfe Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of Ancient Classics
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A History of Art in all Countries and Ages , with the Memoirs of the The Lives of the Twelve Cæsars . Artists . Superbly illustrated with 31 engravings on ...

Author: f. leypoldt

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Twelve Caesars

Twelve Caesars

... Suetonius's Lives of the Twelve Caesars to have survived. This is not like individual, exquisite manuscript illustration, which goes back earlier.

Author: Mary Beard

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691222363

Category: Art

Page: 384

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From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years What does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book—against a background of today’s “sculpture wars”—Mary Beard tells the story of how for more than two millennia portraits of the rich, powerful, and famous in the western world have been shaped by the image of Roman emperors, especially the “Twelve Caesars,” from the ruthless Julius Caesar to the fly-torturing Domitian. Twelve Caesars asks why these murderous autocrats have loomed so large in art from antiquity and the Renaissance to today, when hapless leaders are still caricatured as Neros fiddling while Rome burns. Beginning with the importance of imperial portraits in Roman politics, this richly illustrated book offers a tour through 2,000 years of art and cultural history, presenting a fresh look at works by artists from Memling and Mantegna to the nineteenth-century American sculptor Edmonia Lewis, as well as by generations of weavers, cabinetmakers, silversmiths, printers, and ceramicists. Rather than a story of a simple repetition of stable, blandly conservative images of imperial men and women, Twelve Caesars is an unexpected tale of changing identities, clueless or deliberate misidentifications, fakes, and often ambivalent representations of authority. From Beard’s reconstruction of Titian’s extraordinary lost Room of the Emperors to her reinterpretation of Henry VIII’s famous Caesarian tapestries, Twelve Caesars includes fascinating detective work and offers a gripping story of some of the most challenging and disturbing portraits of power ever created. Published in association with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
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The Life of Cicero Volume I Illustrated

The Life of Cicero   Volume I  Illustrated

Florus, who wrote after the twelve Cæsars, in the time of Trajan and of Adrian, whose rapid summary of Roman events can hardly be called a history, ...

Author: Anthony Trollope

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781304819475

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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“The project of my work was anterior to the life by Mr. Forsyth, and was first suggested to me as I was reviewing the earlier volumes of Dean Merivale's History of the Romans under the Empire. In an article on the Dean's work, prepared for one of the magazines of the day, I inserted an apology for the character of Cicero, which was found to be too long as an episode, and was discarded by me, not without regret. From that time the subject has grown in my estimation till it has reached its present dimensions.”
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The Pictorial Grammar Illustrated

The Pictorial Grammar  Illustrated

11 Common names may also be used. HE IS READING THE LIVES OF the TWELVE Caesars. HE IR the Cicero OF HIS PEOPLE. BIMPLE PLEASURES OFFER.

Author: Alfred Crowquill

Publisher: Full Moon Publications

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Category: Gardening

Page: 72

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Alfred Forrester was the son of Robert Forrester of 5 North Gate, Royal Exchange, London, a public notary. He discovered an aptitude for literary and artistic pursuits from an early age, and was soon associated with writing for periodical publications, including Colburn's New Monthly, Bentley, and Punch magazine. He often wrote short tales, songs, children's stories, and occasional burlesques. He could also draw and worked on wood, etchings and caricatures using pen and ink, specialising in anthropomorphic animals, occasionally illustrating stories for his brother Charles Robert Forrester (1803–1850) who wrote under the pseudonym of Hal Willis. He also made several popular ceramics of contemporary subjects, including a "Memorial of the Great Exhibition of 1851" and a statuette of Wellington Bear. He illustrated plays for children in Dean & Son's series, Little Plays for Little People. In 1854 Julia Corner wrote a play for children based around the Beauty and the Beast fairy story which was illustrated by Forrester working under the name of Alfred Crowquill.
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