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Lives of the later Caesars

Lives of the later Caesars

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Published by The Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by David Magie, introduction by A. R. Birley, engravings by Sue Scullard.
ContributionsMagie, David (Translator), Birley, A. R., Scullard, Sue (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii,583p. :
Number of Pages583
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16375297M

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 and Domitian. Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist of the ancestry and career of each/5.   Lives of the 12 Caesars by Seutonius Book Synopsis - Pt1 Julius Caesar to Tiberius Book Titles, Authors, Book Size The Lives of the Twelve Caesars (FULL Audiobook) - Duration.

Download Full Lives Of The Later Caesars Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. Also, You Can Read Online Lives Of The Later Caesars Full Book. The Lives of the Caesars quite often resembles a modern sensationalized tabloid, stuffed with insinuations, scandal, and royal shenanigans, but it is really much more. Written by a "palace insider" and published at the height of the Roman Empire, it gives a unique, intense, and individual portrait of each emperor. Despite its antiquity, The Lives of the Caesars is neither remote nor obscure.

Click to read more about Lives of the later Caesars: the first part of the Augustan history: with newly compiled Lives of Nerva and Trajan by Anthony Birley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(3). out of 5 stars Review of the book "Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of Augustan History" Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. The book arrived after being on order for about 10 days and it was adequately packaged in all respects. I've always been fascinated with ancient and medieval history because /5(19).


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Out of 5 stars Review of the book "Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of Augustan History" Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. The book arrived after being on order for about 10 days and it was adequately packaged in all respects. I've always been fascinated with ancient and medieval history because /5(11).

Lives of the Later Caesars, a translation of the first half of the Augustan History, is fairly dreary reading compared to The Twelve Caesars, it reads like a debased version of Suetonius, lacking his chatty style and eye for odd details like the Emperor Galba's tightrope walking elephants, or then again, maybe it is not the kind of thing to read while coughing and sneezing/5.

The Historia Augusta (English: Augustan History) is a late Roman collection of biographies, written in Latin, of the Roman Emperors, their junior colleagues, designated heirs and usurpers of the period to Supposedly modeled on the similar work of Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars, it presents itself as a compilation of works by six different authors (collectively known as the Scriptores Language: Latin.

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One of the most controversial of all works to survive from ancient Rome, the Augustan History is our main source of information about the Roman emperors from to AD.

Written in the late fourth century by an anonymous author, it is an enigmatic combination of truth, invention and humour. This volume contains the first half of the History, and includes biographies of every emperor from /5(2). Lives of the Later Caesars This ebook list for those who looking for to read Lives of the Later Caesars, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites. Covering the emperors from Hadrian to Heliogabalus (A.D. ), this edition contains the only true sequel to Suetonius's The Twelve Caesars.

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"The 'Lives' of Nerva and Trajan are taken from 'Lives of the later Caesars: the first part of the Augustan history, with newly compiled lives of Nerva and Trajan', translated by A.R.

Birley (Penguin, ). The 'Lives' of Hadrian to Carus, Carinus and Numerian, translated by David Magie, were originally published in three volumes by Harvard.

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. Indeed, it was Robert Graves's primary reference source when he was writing I, Claudius, and those who have read his book will enjoy the original accounts as set down.

About Lives of the Later Caesars. One of the most controversial of all works to survive from ancient Rome, the Augustan History is our main source of information about the Roman emperors from to AD.

Written in the late fourth century by an anonymous author, it is an enigmatic combination of truth, invention and humour. Lives of the Later Caesars - Ebook written by Anthony Birley.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Lives of the Later Caesars/5(2). You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete To Which Are Added, His Lives Of The Grammarians, Rhetoricians, And Poets Author: C.

Suetonius Tranquillus Release Date: Octo [EBook. The History contains many fictitious (but highly entertaining) anecdotes about the depravity of the emperors, as the author blends historical fact and faked documents to present our most complete -- albeit unreliable -- account of the later Roman Caesars.

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Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Lives of the Caesars study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; Quotes; 1 Homework Help. Nobody knows who wrote the Lives of the Later Caesars. The introduction discusses their authorship and notes that most now agree they were written by a single late 4th century author in the reign of Theodosius I.

Whatever the shortcomings of the work it. Lives Of The Later Caesars. Written anonymously and translated from the original Latin by Anthony Birley. Introduction. In his Philosophy Of History, Hegel claimed that history is recorded (in an extremely general sense) in one of three fashions.

Original History - a small bit of history that has been recorded by a contemporary source.; Reflective History - history on a grander scale (i.e.Get this from a library! Lives of the later Caesars: the first part of the Augustan history: with newly compiled Lives of Nerva and Trajan. [Anthony Birley;] -- One of the most controversial of all works to survive from ancient Rome, the Augustan History is our main source of information about the Roman emperors from to AD.

Written in the late fourth. 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 .