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The twelve Caesars by Suetonius

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Published by Penguin Books in London, Eng .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emperors -- Rome -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- History -- Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-68 A.D.,
  • Rome -- History -- Flavians, 69-96.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGaius Suetonius Tranquillus ; translated by Robert Graves.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsGraves, Robert, 1895-, Grant, Michael, 1914-2004
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG277 .S83 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p. :
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20968359M
ISBN 100140440720

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