The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars 竱 Many ਰ The Twelve Caesars ѯ PDF by Suetonius ऒ An essential primary source on Roman history, Suetonius The Twelve Caesars is a fascinating achievement of scholarship covering a critical period in the Empire This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Latin by Robert Graves, author of I, Claudius, revised with an introduction and notes by James B Rives 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 James B Rives has sensitively updated Robert Graves s now classic translation, reinstating Latin terms and updating vocabulary while retaining the liveliness of the original This edition contains a new chronology, further reading, glossaries, maps, notes and an introduction discussing Suetonius life and works 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 If you enjoyed The Twelve Caesars, you might like Tacitus s The Annals of Imperial Rome, also available in Penguin Classics Suetonius, in holding up a mirror to those Caesars of diverting legend, reflects not only them but ourselves half tempted creatures, whose great moral task is to hold in balance the angel and the monster within Gore VidalGaius 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. 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  • Format Kindle
  • 464 pages
  • 0140455167
  • Suetonius
  • Anglais
  • 18 July 2016