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The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars

2003 ·
·4.05·12,027 Ratings ·363 Pages
“ Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. ” ― Rumi
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  • Lives of the Caesars, Volume I: Julius/Augustus/Tiberius/Gaius Caligula

    ·4.32·209 Ratings
    Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca. 70 CE), son of a military tribune, was at first an advocate and a teacher of rhetoric, but later became the emperor Hadrian's private secretary, 119-121. He dedicated to C. Septicius Clarus, prefect of the pra
  • Caligula (The Lives of the Twelve Caesars #4)

    ·3.68·436 Ratings
    'Because of his baldness and hairiness, he announced it was a capital offence for anyone either to look down on him as he passed or to mention goats in any context.'The biography of the brutal, crazed and incestuous Roman Emperor Caligula, who tried to ap
  • Julius Caesar

    ·3.71·149 Ratings
  • History of Rome

    ·3.93·348 Ratings
    From a small Iron Age settlement on the banks of the Tiber, Rome grew to become the centre of an Empire that dominated the Western world. Powerful in war, Rome was magnificent in peace, so that even today her poets, artists, philosophers and historians ex
  • The Annals of Imperial Rome

    ·3.98·6,302 Ratings
    In "The Annals of Imperial Rome", his last and greatest work, Tacitus (AD c.55-c.117) covers the period from AD 14, just before the death of Augustus, to the death of Nero in AD 68. Not all the passages have survived, but in those that have the depth and
  • Selected Works

    ·3.99·2,765 Ratings
    • Introduction by Michael Grant• Against Verres, I• twenty-three letters• The Second Philippic Against Antony• On Duties, III• On Old Age• Appendices inc. maps, genealogy, definitions.First published 1960; reprinted w/revisions 1965; reprint
  • On the Good Life

    ·4·1,380 Ratings
    Librarian Note: See Alternate Cover Edition HERE.This volume brings together his tentative and undogmatic reflections on the good life, in which he discusses duty, friendship, the training of a statesman, and the importance of moral integrity in the searc
  • Selected Political Speeches

    ·4.03·1,431 Ratings
    Amid the corruption and power struggles of the collapse of the Roman Republic, Cicero (106-43BC) produced some of the most stirring and eloquent speeches in history. A statesman and lawyer, he was one of the only outsiders to penetrate the aristocratic ci
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