Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Twelve Caesars
By Suetonius

The Twelve Caesars

By (author) See other recent books by Suetonius See other recent books by Robert Graves
Edited by James B. Rives See other recent books by James B. Rives
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $14.99
Your Price: $13.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.67 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Twelve Caesars by Suetonius

Book Description

As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, the scholar Suetonius had access to the imperial archives and used them (along with eyewitness accounts) to produce one of the most colourful biographical works in history. "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 that came with his successors. A masterpiece of observation, anecdote and detailed physical description, "The Twelve Caesars" presents us with a gallery of vividly drawn - and all too human - individuals.

Buy Twelve Caesars book by Suetonius from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780140455168
ISBN-10: 0140455167
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Customers who bought this also bought...


Books By Author Suetonius

Caligula by Suetonius Caligula, Paperback (February 2015)

Presents the biography of the brutal, crazed and incestuous Roman Emperor Caligula, who tried to appoint his own horse consul.

Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius Lives of the Caesars, Paperback (October 2014)

Written by a palace insider and published at the height of the Roman Empire, this title gives an individual portrait of each emperor. It is an account of the emperors that brings the mundane, tragic, and scandalous activities of Rome's elite - the emperors, their families, friends, enemies, successes, failures, loves, and ambitions - to life.

Caesars by Suetonius Caesars, Hardback (March 2011)

Includes a general introduction; chronology of major events; What the Romans Knew; Rome and Its Institutions; suggested further reading; and, maps, family trees, a glossary, and an index of historical names.

» View all books by Suetonius

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Twelve Caesars book by Suetonius and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Suetonius

Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was probably born in AD69 - the famous 'year of the four Emperors'. From the letters of Suetonius' close friend Pliny the Younger we learn that he practiced briefly at the bar, avoided political life, and became chief secretary to the Emperor Hadrian (AD117-38). Suetonius seems to have lived to a good age and probably died around the year AD140. James Rives teaches in the area of Classical Studies at Stanford University. Professor Rives is currently serving as Review Editor for Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Association of Canada.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Suetonius close
Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
Caligula by Suetonius
Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
Caesars by Suetonius
Caesars by Suetonius
Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
Suetonius (Vol. II) by Suetonius
Suetonius: Diuus Claudius by Suetonius
Lives of the Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus by Suetonius
Divus Julius by Suetonius
Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
»
Recent books by Robert Graves close
Ann at Highwood Hall by Robert Graves
Siege and Fall of Troy by Robert Graves
Big Green Book by Robert Graves
Reader Over Your Shoulder by Robert Graves
Strangers to Fire by Robert Graves
War Poems by Robert Graves
Twelve Caesars by Robert Graves
Selected Poems by Robert Graves
Good-bye to All That by Robert Graves
White Goddess by Robert Graves
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
Selected Poems by Robert Graves
Greek Myths by Robert Graves
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Greek Myths by Robert Graves
Greek Myths by Robert Graves
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
Greek Myths by Robert Graves
Translating Rome by Robert Graves
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
»
Recent books by James B. Rives close
Twelve Caesars by James B. Rives
Religion in the Roman Empire by James B. Rives
Religion in the Roman Empire by James B. Rives
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close