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Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of the Augustan History, with Newly Compiled Lives of Nerva & Trajan

 
 
 
 
Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of the Augustan History, with Newly Compiled Lives of Nerva & Trajan
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780140443080
ISBN 10: 140443088
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1976-06-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $16.00
 
 

Written in the late fourth century by an anonymous author pretending to be a team of six much earlier biographers, it contains a solid core of historical fact but also makes lavish use of faked documents and includes many fictitious (but highly entertaining) anecdotes about the luxury and depravity of the emperors.