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* Suetonius, De vita Casearum ( On the Life of the Caesars ) Augustus, Tiberius iii. 52. 3, 53 and Caligula iv. 23. 1
Some Related Sentences
Suetonius and De
According to Suetonius in his De vita Caesarum ( The Lives of the Twelve Caesars ), written in the first century CE, the emperor Augustus sometimes presented old and exotic coins to friends and courtiers during festivals and other special occasions.
Important also is De viris illustribus, written at Bethlehem in 392, the title and arrangement of which are borrowed from Suetonius.
Upon hearing of the defeat, the Emperor Augustus, according to the Roman historian Suetonius in his work De vita Caesarum (" On the Life of the Caesars "), was so shaken by the news that he stood butting his head against the walls of his palace, repeatedly shouting:
* A response to Cicero's De re publica, comprising six books, which later induced Suetonius to write a counter-response
He was by Augustus elected superintendent of the Palatine library according to Suetonius ' De Grammaticis, 20.
From Suetonius ( De grammaticis, 23 ) we learn that he was originally a slave who obtained his freedom and taught grammar at Rome.
He died at an advanced age during the reign of Tiberius ( Suetonius, De Grammaticis, 17 ), and a statue in his honour was erected at Praeneste, in a marble recess, with inscriptions from his Fasti.
Their salutation is a well-known Latin phrase quoted in Suetonius, De Vita Caesarum (" The Life of the Caesars ", or " The Twelve Caesars ").
The 2nd century writer Apuleius claimed that Catullus gave his lover Clodia the pseudonym Lesbia ; Wiseman traces Apuleius ’ s source for this claim to the historian Suetonius, and Suetonius ’ sources to C. Julius Hyginus ’ s De Vita Rebusque Illustrium Virorum.
Roman historian Suetonius has a passage in his De Vita Caesarum which inconclusively states that Roman emperor Tiberius took great pleasure from forcing women, even those of rank, to perform fellatio.
The earliest reference to him is perhaps in Suetonius ( De grammaticis, 3 ), though it is not certain that the " Laevius Milissus " there referred to is the same person.
Some of the lost works of Suetonius ' " illustrious people " and Boccaccio's De Casibus Virorum Illustrium are a mixture of women and men, where others like Petrarch's De Viris Illustribus and Jerome's De Viris Illustribus are biographies of exclusively men.
Suetonius and On
On hearing the news of the revolt, Suetonius hurried to Londinium ( London ), the twenty-year-old commercial settlement that was the rebels ' next target.
On one occasion Tiberius caught sight of Vipsania and followed her with an intent and tearful gaze ( Suetonius, ibid .).
Suetonius and Life
A brief biographical note is found in Aelius Donatus's Life of Virgil, which seems to be derived from an earlier work by Suetonius.
Suetonius in Chapter 68 of his Life of Augustus writes that Lucius Antonius, the brother of Mark Antony accused the Emperor Augustus for having " given himself to Aulus Hirtius in Spain for three hundred thousand sesterces.
* His Life of Virgil is thought to be based on a lost Vita by Suetonius, together with the preface and introduction of his commentary on Virgil's works.
In Suetonius ' Life of Nero, we read that the emperor Nero's grandfather, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, whose wife was Antonia Major, daughter of Mark Antony, " was haughty, extravagant, and cruel, and when he was only an aedile, forced the censor Lucius Plancus to make way for him on the street ": the story seems to hint at the poor reputation Plancus held after his censorship.
" All the main characters, with the sole exception of Claudius's servant Lesbus, are historical, and the broad outline of the libretto draws heavily upon Tacitus's Annals and Suetonius ' Life of Claudius.
Suetonius ( LXIII, Life of Augustus ) says Marcus Antonius wrote that Augustus betrothed his daughter Julia to marry Cotiso ( M. Antonius scribit primum eum Antonio filio suo despondisse Iuliam, dein Cotisoni Getarum regi ) to create an alliance between the two men.