And juicy, scandalous tales about their sexual preferences and preoccupations. They were a busy lot.
Imprint: Penguin Classics. Published: 25/10/2007. Translated by ROBERT GRAVES Revised with an Introduction and notes by JAMES B. RIVES. 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 VIDAL.
The Twelve Caesars: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus ; Translated by Robert. Robert Graves was born in 1895 in Wimbledon. The Twelve Caesars Penguin Modern Classics. Robert Graves, Suetonius. He went from school to the First World War, where he became a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers and was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme. He wrote his autobiography, Goodbye to All That, in 1929, and it was soon established as a modern classic. He died on 7 December 1985 in Majorca, his home since 1929.
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. translated by Robert Graves. Much of his information about Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero comes from eye-witnesses of the events described.
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This Penguin Classic of The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius is the perfect place to start for anybody interested in ancient Greco-Roman history and culture. Not only is this a most engaging translation by Robert Graves, author of I Claudius, but there is a short Forward by classics scholar, Michael Grant. Additionally, there are ten maps of the city of Rome and the Roman Empire along with a glossary of key terms. From my own experience, once I started reading, I couldn’t stop
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 VIDAL. This masterpiece of observation, immortalized in Robert Graves's classic translation, presents us with a gallery of vividly drawn - and all too human - individuals. RIVES show more. Format Paperback 464 pages.
Robert Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves) was born in 1895 in London and . The Twelve Caesars Classics Series Penguin classics.
Robert Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves) was born in 1895 in London and served in World War I. Goodbye to All That: an Autobiography (1929), was published at age thirty three, and gave a gritty portrait of his experiences in the trenches.
Robert Graves (trans. Suetonius: The Twelve Caesars (Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, Ltd, 1957). Donna W. Hurley (trans. Suetonius: The Caesars (Indianapolis/London: Hackett Publishing Company, 2011). Lives of the Caesars, Volume I (Loeb Classical Library 31, Harvard University Press, 1997). Lives of the Caesars, Volume II (Loeb Classical Library 38, Harvard University Press, 1998). C. Suetonii Tranquilli De vita Caesarum libros VIII et De grammaticis et rhetoribus librum, ed. Robert A. Kaster (Oxford: 2016).
Robert Graves was born in 1895 in Wimbledon. And juicy, scandalous tales about their sexual preferences and preoccupations.
Author: Robert Graves,Suetonius
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Publisher: Penguin Classics (June 30, 1957)
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