Lives of the Caesars

Lives of the Caesars

Editor(s): Anthony A. Barrett

Published Online: 23 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405127547

Online ISBN: 9781444302950

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302950

About this Book

Lives of the Caesars tells the stories of 12 of Rome's most fascinating and influential rulers, uncovering the unique features of their reigns which allowed them to earn their places in history.



  • A comprehensive and engaging account of the lives of the Caesars, who helped shaped one of the most significant periods in history
  • Each chapter entertainingly recounts the life and reign of a Roman emperor
  • Includes notorious leaders such as Nero and Caligula, as well as less famous ones like Diocletian and Vespasian
  • Includes illustrations, a timeline of Roman history, and a chart of dynasties

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