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The Twelve Caesars (Ancient History). by. Michael Grant (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. What a well-paced, entertaining chronicle worthy of the lives and times of the Caesars! Written at the end of the "Silver Age" of Roman arts and literature, most likely around 120 AD, Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (69 - 150AD) provides well-organized, fascinating profiles of these leaders and their companions. And there were certainly turbulent transition from one Caesar to the next, full of intrigue, plots, sexual frolics, greed and murder worthy of anything served up as entertainment or news today.
The Twelve Caesars book. Delving into the personalities of these rulers, classical historian Michael Grant attempts to sort fact from rumor & to determine how each of these men used their unlimited authority. Black-&-white illustrations.
Although his most popular works, I, Claudius (1934) and its sequel, Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina (1935), were produced for television by the BBC in 1976 and seen in America on Masterpiece Theater, he was also famous as a poet, producing more than 50 volumes of poetry. Graves was awarded the 1934 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for both I, Claudius and Claudius the God.
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. translated by Robert Graves. This version of The Twelve Caesars is not intended as a school crib; the genius of Latin and the genius of English being so dissimilar that a literal rendering would be almost unreadable. For English readers Suetonius’s sentences, and sometimes even groups of sentences, must often be turned inside-out.
The personalities of the Twelve Caesars of ancient RomeJulius Caesar and the first eleven Roman emperors who followed himhave profoundly impressed themselves upon the world. They bore the perilous responsibility of governing an empire comparable in its gigantic magnitude and diversity to the United States and the Soviet Union of the 1980s
The personalities of the Twelve Caesars of ancient Rome - Julius Caesar and the first eleven Roman emperors who followed him - have profoundly impressed themselves. This is my first time reading a Michael Grant book
The personalities of the Twelve Caesars of ancient Rome - Julius Caesar and the first eleven Roman emperors who followed him - have profoundly impressed themselves. This is my first time reading a Michael Grant book. He routinely makes five sentences into one which sometimes leaves you forgetting the subject of the sentence before you reach the end. Despite this I find his analysis of Roman history and its historians very interesting. The Twelve Caesars recaps the lives of the first twelve emperors of Rome.
De vita Caesarum (Latin; lit. "About the Life of the Caesars"), 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. The work, written in AD 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings.
by. Grant, Michael, 1914-2004. Civil War (Rome : 68-69), Emperors, Emperors. New York : Barnes & Noble Books. Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
The Twelve Caesars' chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over . About the Authors: Michael Grant is a well-known classical scholar and the author of many books on classical mythology
The Twelve Caesars' chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of the empire under Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the decline into depravity and civil war under Nero, and the recovery and stability that came with his successors. A masterpiece of anecdote, wry observation and detailed physical description, 'The Twelve Caesars' presents us with a gallery of vividly drawn - and all too human - individuals. About the Authors: Michael Grant is a well-known classical scholar and the author of many books on classical mythology.