The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars

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Presents biographies of twelve Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian, providing details of their private and public lives.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2007, c1957.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780140455168
Branch Call Number: 937.0709 Sue
Characteristics: lvii, 398 p. : geneal. tables, maps ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Graves, Robert 1895-1985.
Rives, J. B.


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Dec 22, 2010

Historical figures often become greater than they were when historians assess their lives. Suetonius didn't do this with the first twelve Caesars. I'll admit his bias shows but it's still fun to read about a group of the most powerful men in ancient history who were often as flawed as anyone who has ever been exposed in People Magazine.


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