Whoever guided the creation of the tazze had an intimate knowledge of Suetonius's De Vita Caesarum, or Lives of the Caesars
, and set out to create a carefully edited visual version of it.
69-122 AD.) In his Lives of the Caesars
, this Roman historian recorded events during the reigns of the first 11 Roman emperors.
Here the author 'revisits' Suetonius' famous Lives of the Caesars
published in the early decades of the second century.
Ronnie Ancoua and Laurie Haight Keenan: "A Suetonius Reader: Selections from the Lives of the Caesars
and the Life of Horace" (9780865167162.
In 'Lives of the Caesars
' the biographer Suetonius tells of Julius Caesar's taste for pearls.
As Suetonius notes in The Lives of the Caesars
, "In the course of his sixteenth year [Caesar] lost his father" and became the man of the family, a potentially overwhelming responsibility for any teenager.
Following the model of Suetonius' De vita Caesarum ( Lives of the Caesars
), particularly the "Life of Augustus," it was composed in an excellent Latin style and analyzed Charlemagne's family, his foreign and domestic achievements, his personal tastes, and his death.
Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars
. Tacitus, Annals, Histories.
Also from Bolchazy-Carducci for Latin studies is "A Suetonius Reader: Selections from the Lives of the Caesars
and the Life of Horace" focusing on the work of another writer of the classical times and how to better understand his works.
In the book The Lives of the Caesars
, his contemporary biographer Suetonius tells of Julius's taste for pearls.
Roman biographer and antiquarian whose writings include De viris illustribus ("Concerning Illustrious Men"), a collection of short biographies of celebrated Roman literary figures, and De vita Caesarum (Lives of the Caesars