3 edition of The history of the twelve Caesars found in the catalog.
The history of the twelve Caesars
|Statement||written in Latine by Caius Suetonius Tranquillus ; newly translated into English, and illustrated with all their heads in copper plates.|
|Contributions||Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678., Starkey, John, bookseller.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 495 p., :|
|Number of Pages||495|
The Twelve Caesars. by Suetonius. THE LITERARY WORK. A group of biographies, set within the Roman Empire between 85 bce and 96 ce composed in Latin during the second century ce.. SYNOPSIS. The reigns and characters of 12 Roman rulers, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, are explored in detail.. Events in History at the Time of the Biographies. By: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c75 - c AD) 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 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian’s personal secretary.
What is the history of The Twelve Caesars (or other Ancient Roman books) AS a manuscript? Were there many different versions? Or just one copy sitting in a library that is canonical? Can we track it edition by edition or country by country over the centuries? 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 AD during the reign /5(3).
The Twelve Caesars - Suetonius.A translation into English by A. S. hed in entirety with in-depth name index. In the Twelve Caesars (De Vita Caesarum) Suetonius provides us with biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven Roman Emperors who followed work, probably written around AD in the reign of Hadrian, therefore covers the crucial and highly eventful period of /5(2). Get this from a library! The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome: . [Edward Leigh].
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The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome: namely, I Julius Caesar. XII. Domitian. With a poem and picture of every emperor. historians, By Edward Leigh, Esq; Paperback – Author: See Notes Multiple Contributors.
The Twelve Caesars (Ancient History) Audio Cassette – May 1, by Michael Grant (Author)/5(2). Here, with “The Twelve Caesars,” originally published inhe seeks to deliver to a modern audience in plain English and shorn of contemporary prejudice the men who ruled Rome from the bloody transition from the Republic through the halcyon days of the first century Empire.
Grant breaks his biographical collection into four by: The twelve Caesars of ancient Rome (Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus & Domitian) form a fabulous series. The themes of countless legends, these men were infamously depicted in Suetonius's Lives of the Caesars as strange at best & hideously villainous at worst/5.
I have always enjoyed Roman history and reading the classical historians, but I had not yet found time to read Suetonius's De vita Caesarum. In Donna Leon's Brunetti series, the Commissario often reads The Twelve Caesars, and I thought it was about time I read the book. I do not read Latin, so I read the updated Robert Graves translation/5(25).
Suetonius' Twelve Caesars is a key narrative source for the period it covers and, unlike Tacitus, it has survived entire and is uninterrupted. Beginning with Caesar himself, in the mid first century BC, it ends in AD 96 with Domitian and covers the reigns of such emperors as Tiberius, Caligula, and Nero/5().
the twelve caesars. CAIUS JULIUS CASAR. Julius Caesar, the Divine 3, lost his father 4 when he was in the sixteenth year of his age 5 ; and the year following, being nominated to the office of high-priest of Jupiter 6, he repudiated Cossutia, who was very wealthy, although her family belonged only to the equestrian order, and to whom he had been contracted when he was a mere boy.
Free download or read online The Twelve Caesars pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Suetonius. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, classics story are Nero, Caligula.4/5.
The Twelve Caesars is probably the most in depth book ever written about the personal lives of the twelve caesars. Suetonius goes to great lengths to reveal the way these men really were, as human beings.
Each emperor is dissected, and his actions beyond politics and professionalism revealed. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Complete Language: English: LoC Class: DG: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Italy, Vatican City, Malta: Subject: Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C A.D.
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This History of Twelve Caesars by Suetonius, Charles Whibley. Publication date Publisher D. Nutt Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book digitized by Google and. The Twelve Caesars is, along with Tacitus’s Histories and the Annals and Cassius Dio’s History of Rome, one of the earliest sources that has a narrative covering political events in the Roman Empire from about the mid-first century BCE to 96 CE, which covers the fall of the Roman Republic through to the end of Rome’s second imperial.
The Twelve Caesars, Book Galba by Suetonius. The Twelve Caesars, Book Julius-Tiberius by Suétone. The Twelve Caesars, Book Galba-Domitian by Suetonius. The Twelve Caesars, Book Caligula-Otho by Cayo Suetonio Tranquilo. The Twelve Caesars, Book Galba-Vitellius by David Shotter.
The Twelve Caesars, Book 09 4/5(59). The Twelve Caesars Published by User, 10 years ago well translated-flowing sting division of facts about 12 Caesars-lineage-good deeds-bad deeds and perversions and augers of the man's life/5(5).
His most important surviving work is a set of biographies of twelve successive Roman rulers, from Julius Caesar until Domitian, entitled De Vita Caesarum. Other works by Suetonius concern the daily life of Rome, politics, oratory, and Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly known as Suetonius (ca.
69/75 – after ), was a Roman historian 4/5. One of those classics that is a genuine, even salacious pleasure to read, and the historical basis for Robert Graves's "I, Claudius", "The Twelve Caesars" covers the first twelve emperors of Ancient Rome (Including Julius Caesar, though Augustus was the first officially); the Julio-Claudians through Nero, his very brief successors Galba,Otho and Vitellius (in the tumultuous 'year of three Emperors', A.D.
69), /5. 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 Twelve Caesars' chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of 4/5(24).
The History of the Twelve Caesars, Emperors of Rome. London: John Starkey, 12mo, contemporary full calf rebacked in brown calf-gilt, red morocco spine label, raised bands. First edition of this anonymous translation of Suetonius’ Lives, with 13 copperplate portraits, in contemporary calf boards, bearing the bookplate of playwright.
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 .The History of the Twelve Caesars, Emperours of Rome. London: John Starkey, Small octavo, contemporary full dark brown mottled calf, raised bands.
Second edition of this anonymous translation of Suetonius’ Lives, with 12 copperplate portraits. A very nice copy in full contemporary calf.It struck me reading the Wikipedia article about The Twelve Caesars that there's no mention of the history of the book as a book between AD when it was written and the 20th Century, at which point several translations and editions are given.