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The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome

The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome

namely, I Julius Caesar. ... XII. Domitian. ... With a poem and picture of every emperor. Collected from the most authentic historians, ... By Edward Leigh, Esq;.

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Published by printed by J. Weir in Paisley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 114, no. 6.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination119,[1]p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16897079M

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 book provides valuable information on the heritage, personal habits, physical appearance, lives, and political careers of the first Roman emperors as it mentions details which other sources /5(3). History professor Strauss (The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination) explores the reigns of Rome’s ten most influential emperors in his captivating modern take on.

D. OCTAVIUS CAESAR AUGUSTUS. (71) I. That the family of the Octavii was of the first distinction in Velitrae , is rendered evident by many in the most frequented part of the town, there was, not long since, a street named the Octavian; and an altar was to be seen, consecrated to one Octavius, who being chosen general in a war with some neighbouring people, the enemy making.   The Twelve Caesars recaps the lives of the first twelve emperors of Rome. Starting with Julius Caesar's takeover of Rome as dictator and continues recounting the lives of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero), the short lives of the civil war emperors (Galba, Otho, and Vitellius), and the Flavian dynasty /5(5).

The History of Rome is a must-have for anyone interested in ancient history and the Roman era. With colorful detail and intriguing insight, Titus brings to life some of the most turbulent times in human history. Excellent book about Rome's first Emperor Suetonius wrote his Lives of the Twelve Caesars in the reign of Vespasian around. The Twelve Caesars was as interesting as it gets, detailing the lives of the first 12 emperors of Rome after the fall of the republic. "Too many rulers is a dangerous thing" seems to be the prologue to this skim of the random details of twelve men's lives, debaucheries, and deaths.4/5(60).


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My intent in purchasing "The Twelve Caesars" was to increase my knowledge about the life and times of these twelve men. Instead, the book is loaded with supposition, innuendo, and a nearly complete lack of any real discussion of the interactions of the Caesars with the populous that they governed/5(23).

24 rows  The Roman first emperors of Rome book were the rulers of the Roman Empire dating from the granting of the. I bought this book because I have always been fascinated by Ancient Rome & the stories of the caesars. the stories of each of the caesars are very comprehensively told with a short bio of each at the end also with a small story of how each one fits into the whole/5(47).

Get this from a library. The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome:. [Edward Leigh]. The History of the Twelve Caesars, Emperors of Rome. London: John Starkey, 12mo, contemporary full calf rebacked in brown calf-gilt, red morocco spine label, raised bands.

First edition of this anonymous translation of Suetonius’ Lives, with 13 copperplate portraits, in contemporary calf boards, bearing the bookplate of playwright. Author Leigh, Edward, Title The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome: [electronic resource]: namely, I.

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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. The history of the twelve Cæsars, first emperors of Rome being an account of the most remarkable transactions, revolutions and events, both in peace and war, which happened during their reigns: collected from the most authentic historians, both ancient and modern / by: Leigh, Edward, The history of the twelve Caesars, first emperors of Rome [microform]: being an account of the most remarkable transactions, revolutions and events, both in peace and war, which happened during their reigns: collected from the most authentic historians, both ancient and modern / by Edward Leigh From the press of A.

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Julius Caesar. Buy the Hardcover Book The History of the Twelve Caesars, First Emperors of Rome: Namely, I Julius Caesar. XII. Domiti by See Notes Multiple Contributors atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Suetonius’ most famous work is his collection of biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 Roman emperors, known simply as The Twelve Caesars (Caesares or De vita Caesarum).

The biographies are not wholly flattering nor are events told in chronological sequence but they reveal some candid details of Rome’s first citizens.

The twelve caesars: the dramatic lives of the emperors of Rome Item Preview remove-circle Be the first one to write a review. 19 Previews. 2 Favorites. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file. ENCRYPTED DAISY download. For print-disabled users. Borrow this book to Pages: One of those classics that is a genuine, even salacious pleasure to read, and the historical basis for Robert Graves's "I, Claudius", "The Twelve Caesars" covers the first twelve emperors of Ancient Rome (Including Julius Caesar, though Augustus was the first officially); the Julio-Claudians through Nero, his very brief successors Galba,Otho /5.

Description: The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. Packed with gossip, drama, and sometimes humour, The Twelve Caesars was considered very significant in antiquity and remains a primary source on Roman history.

The Twelve Caesars is as close to historical fact as you can get, yet, as you suspected, you still have to filter it. Plutarch has the best coverage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra and the war with Augustus, but he does bend history to tell a "morality tale": it's not just facts, he's leading you along a path to make a point in the end.

" One of those classics that is a genuine, even salacious pleasure to read, and the historical basis for Robert Graves's "I, Claudius", "The Twelve Caesars" covers the first twelve emperors of Ancient Rome (Including Julius Caesar, though Augustus was the first officially); the Julio-Claudians through Nero, his very brief successors Galba,Otho Price: $.

- Explore benjibebe's board "The Twelve Caesars", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roman history, Ancient rome and Roman empire pins.The Twelve Caesars is, along with Tacitus’s Histories and the Annals and Cassius Dio’s History of Rome, one of the earliest sources that has a narrative covering political events in the Roman Empire from about the mid-first century BCE to 96 CE, which covers the fall of the Roman Republic through to the end of Rome’s second imperial.

History of twelve Caesars by Suetonius; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Emperors, Early works toBiography; Places: Rome; People.