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According to Suetonius, the imperial bureaucracy never ran more efficiently than under Domitian, whose exacting standards and suspicious nature maintained historically low corruption among provincial governors and elected officials.
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According to Suetonius who had cited from Pliny the Elder, Agrippina had borne to Germanicus, a son called Gaius Julius Caesar who had a lovable character.
According to Suetonius, Caligula nursed a rumor that Augustus and Julia the Elder had an incestuous union from which Agrippina the Elder had been born.
According to Suetonius, Domitius was a wealthy man with a despicable and dishonest character, who, according to Suetonius, was “ A man who was in every aspect of his life detestable ", and served as consul in 32.
According to Suetonius, Nero was annoyed at his mother being too watchful and tried three times to poison Agrippina, but she took the antidotes in time and survived.
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.
According to an anecdote preserved by Suetonius, Caesar did not deny that Catullus's lampoons left an indelible stain on his reputation, but when Catullus apologized, he invited the poet for dinner the very same day.
According to Suetonius, in the first year of Caligula's reign he squandered 2, 700, 000, 000 sesterces that Tiberius had amassed.
According to Suetonius, Caligula's body was placed under turf until it was burned and entombed by his sisters.
According to Suetonius, he was the first Roman Emperor who had demanded to be addressed as dominus et deus ( master and god ).
According to Suetonius, some were convicted for corruption or treason, others on trivial charges, which Domitian justified through his suspicion:
According to Suetonius, Domitian worshipped Minerva as his protector goddess with superstitious veneration.
According to Suetonius, the people of Rome met the news of Domitian's death with indifference, but the army was much grieved, calling for his deification immediately after the assassination, and in several provinces rioting.
According to Suetonius, Domitian wholly feigned his interest in arts and literature, and never bothered to acquaint himself with classic authors.
According to Suetonius, Domitia Longina was exiled in 83 because of an affair with a famous actor named Paris.
According to Suetonius, a physician later established that only one wound, the second one to his chest, had been lethal.
According to Suetonius, he was known for his cruelty and debauchery through his perversion on the island of Capri where he forced young boys and girls into orgies.
According to Tacitus ( ii. 97 ), his rule was " infamous and odious " but according to Suetonius ( Vesp.
According to the First Century Roman historian Tacitus, she died by poisoning herself so she would not be enslaved by the Roman governor, Suetonius Paulinus.
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According to Lactantius, Diocletian and Galerius entered into an argument over imperial policy towards Christians while wintering at Nicomedia in 302.
According to Kitabatake Chikafusa's 14th century account, Mototsune resolved the problem of succession by simply going to visit Tokiyatsu-shinnō, where the kampaku addressed the prince as a sovereign and assigned imperial guards.
According to the 11th century Byzantine historian Georgios Kedrenos an uncial manuscript of Matthew's Gospel, believed to be that found by Anthemios, was then still preserved in the Chapel of St Stephen in the imperial palace.
According to the Liber Diurnus Romanorum Pontificum, he obtained from the Emperor a decree which either abolished imperial confirmations altogether or made them obtainable from the Exarch of Ravenna.
According to some Mane who spoke to a Portuguese ( Dornelas ) in the late 16th century, their travels had begun as a result of their Chief's, a woman named Macario, having been expelled from the imperial city in Mandimansa, their homeland.
According to Cassius Dio, however, after 197 Severus fell heavily under the influence of his Praetorian Prefect, Gaius Fulvius Plautianus, who came to have almost total control of most branches of the imperial administration.
According to Matthew Polly, a travel writer and martial artist, during the Tang Dynasty, Emperor Taizong granted the Shaolin Temple extra land and special " imperial dispensation " to eat meat, and drink, which would make Shaolin the only temple in China that did not prohibit alcohol, although this practice has ceased today.
According to the Augustan History, an imperial declaration of hers in 269 was sent to the citizens of Alexandria, Egypt, describing the city as “ my ancestral city ”.
According to Chang, in the context of imperial China, the term " xiejiao " was used to refer to non-Confucian religions, though in the context of Communist China, it has been used to target religious organizations which do not submit to the authority of the Communist Party.
According to the Liber pontificalis on 20 November, while the pope was celebrating the Feast of St. Cecilia in the Church of St. Cecilia in Trastevere, and before the service was fully ended, he was ordered by the imperial official Anthimus to start at once on the journey to Constantinople.
According to the interpretation of the historic Bonincontro Morigia, which refers to the medieval symbolism, the moon is a symbol of imperial power, reflected in the white sun that is related to the papal power.
According to a letter of disputed authenticity dated to 906, the Epistola Adefonsi Hispaniae regis, Alfonso arranged to purchase an " imperial crown " from the cathedral of Tours.
According to Ammianus the soldiers were astounded by Valentinian ’ s bold demeanor and his willingness to assume the imperial authority.
According to Nicetas Choniates, the island capitulated thanks to George's bribes ( and the tax burden of the imperial government ), welcoming the Normans as their liberators.
According to William of Rubruck and a Muslim chronicle, Batu killed the imperial envoy and one of his brothers murdered the Great Khan Guyuk.
According to Dion C. Smythe, Anna “ felt cheated ” because she “ should have inherited .” Indeed, according to Anna Komnene in the Alexiad, at her birth she was presented with “ a crown and imperial diadem .” Anna ’ s “ main aim ” in the depiction of events in the Alexiad, according to Vlada Stankovíc, was to “ stress her own right ” to the throne and “ precedence over her brother, John .”
According to these sources ( Roman clergy documents in Constantinople ) Beneamin was heavily influenced by " strange Syrean visitors " who visited Beneamin-Boyan on several occasions during his studies at the imperial Magnaur University in Constantinople.
According to historian Kurakichi Shiratori, one of emperor Shōwa's teachers: ' Therefore nothing in the world compares to the divine nature ( shinsei ) of the imperial house and likewise the majesty of our national polity ( kokutai ).
According to William of Rubruck and a Muslim chronicle, Batu then killed the imperial envoy, and one of his brothers murdered or poisoned the Great Khan Guyuk.
According to a Muslim chronicle and the history of Yuan dynasty, Batu had free access to the imperial treasury.
According to Aegidius Tschudi's history, in 1231 King Henry of Germany, the son of Emperor Frederick II, bought Uri from the Habsburgs and granted it imperial immediacy.
According to the new imperial constitution, the states were in charge of religious and educational affairs ; they funded the Protestant and Catholic schools.