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Caligula (Little Black Classics #17) - Suetonius
Caligula (Little Black Classics #17)
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'Because of his baldness and hairiness, he announced it was a capital offence for anyone either to look down on him as he passed or to mention goats in any context.'The biography of the brutal, crazed and incestuous Roman Emperor Caligula, who tried to appoint his own horse consul.Introducing... show more
'Because of his baldness and hairiness, he announced it was a capital offence for anyone either to look down on him as he passed or to mention goats in any context.'The biography of the brutal, crazed and incestuous Roman Emperor Caligula, who tried to appoint his own horse consul.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classic
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397924
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5 So one day Graves read this and years late we had a BBC soap
For me, Caligula will always be John Hurt dancing. That scene, from I Claudius where Hurt prances in front of Derek Jacobi and two other politicos that mini-series has influenced how I see Livia and Claudius. So Caligula is John Hurt. This Penguins Little Classic is Suetonius’ ch...
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4.0 Caligula (Little Black Classics #17)
Suentonius was a 2nd Century CE Roman historian, who is best known for his work The Twelve Caesars, in which he writes of the twelve Roman Emperors, from Julius Caesar to Domitian (49 BCE to 96 CE). This Little Black Classic is a wonder to behold. It recounts the horrors of Caligula, the nickname of...
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