The Twelve Caesars
Publish date: November 29th 1979
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, World History
, Classical Studies
A friend who teaches Latin for a living told me it was this book, along with Tacitus’ Annals, that made her fall in love with Ancient Rome and change her concentration. Suetonius was a secretary to one of the Roman emperors, Hadrian, so one would expect he’d have an understanding of imperial Rome an...
A must read for any Roman History fan. It is the gossip tabloid of the ancient world. That does not mean that it is not historical, however, just that much of it is gossip and rumor. Now that I have read this, it is time to read the Secret History by Procopius!
OK, this may mark me forever as a nerd, but this was one of my favorite books in high school.
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