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    • The Twelve Caesars

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the dignified grace of Augustus to the cruel debauchery of Nero, this history chronicles all the vices and virtues of the first 12 rulers of Imperial Rome....

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    • By Robyn on 03-13-10

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    • The Twelve Caesars

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, the scholar Suetonius had access to the imperial archives and used them (along with eyewitness accounts) to produce one of the most colorful biographical works in history....

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    • Heavily modified and softly translated

    • By NeoAtreides on 12-03-15

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    • The Twelve Caesars

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
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    De Vita Caesarum ("About the Life of the Caesars"), commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of 12 biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus....

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    • Lives of the Twelve Caesars

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
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    Suetonius wrote his Lives of the Twelve Caesars in the reign of Vespasian around 70AD. He chronicled the extraordinary careers of Julius, Augustus....

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    • By Elizabeth on 05-20-07

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    • Caligula: Life of a Roman Emperor

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Waite
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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    Suetonius' most important surviving work is known as the "De Vita Caesarum", a set of twelve biographies of the successive Roman rulers.

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    • Short, fast, and jam packed

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-30-17

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    • Nero: Life of a Roman Emperor

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Waite
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Suetonius' most important surviving work is known as the "De Vita Caesarum", a set of twelve biographies of the successive Roman rulers...

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    • The Life of Gaius Caesar Caligula

    • By: Suetonius, Thomas Forester
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
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    Caligula’s father was a beloved military leader, so the Romans were initially glad to see his son take the throne, but Suetonius recounts the less flattering aspects of Caligula’s life and rule that followed his ascension....

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    • The Life of Octavius Caesar Augustus

    • By: Suetonius, Thomas Forester
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
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    Before his assassination, Julius Caesar named his great nephew Gaius Octavius as his successor. In this excerpt from The Twelve Caesars, Roman biographer Suetonius tells the life story of Octavius, who took the name Augustus when he became emperor....

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    • The Life of A Salvius Otho

    • By: Suetonius, Thomas Forester
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 21 mins
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    The Life of Otho tells a story of ambition, betrayal, and power. After Nero’s suicide, Otho expected to assume the role of emperor, but his old ally Galba became Nero’s successor. Rather than give up, Otho murdered Galba and took his place as emperor, though not for long....

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    • The Life of Vitellius

    • By: Suetonius
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 30 mins
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    The Roman biographer Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c. 69-after AD 122) lived about 50 years after the reign of Aulus Vitellius, whose biography forms part of his book De Vita Caesarum....

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