Who Was Suetonius?


Suetonius, whose full names are Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, was a Roman historian belonging to the equestrian order in the early Imperial era. His most important surviving work is a set of biographies of twelve successive Roman rulers, from Julius Caesar to Domitian entitled De Vita Caesarum.
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Suetonius was a Roman historian, famous for his book about the first Roman emperors "Twelve Ceasars" Very readable even now, it is still in print and you can order it (in
Suetonius was a secretary and historian to Hadrian, Emperor of Rome from 117 to 138 AD.
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In the course of his sixteenth year [c. 85/84 B.C. he lost his father. In the next consulate, having previously been nominated priest of Jupiter [by Marius and Cinna, Cos. 86] he
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