The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

Gaius SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS (c. 69 - c. 122) and T. FORESTER ( - ), translated by Alexander THOMSON ( - )

The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. The work was written in 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, while Suetonius was Hadrian's personal secretary. On the Life of the Caesars concentrates on the acts and personalities of the Julio-Claudians and their immediate successors. Together with Tacitus' Annals, this work is a major source for the historical details in Robert Graves' novels "I Claudius" and "Claudius the God". (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, Antiquity

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Graham Redman
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Play 01 Julius Caesar part 1 Graham Redman
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Play 02 Julius Caesar part 2 Graham Redman
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Play 03 Julius Caesar part 3 Graham Redman
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Play 04 Julius Caesar part 4 Graham Redman
00:34:12
Play 05 Julius Caesar part 5 Graham Redman
00:18:48
Play 06 Caesar Agustus part 1 ontheroad
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Play 07 Caesar Agustus part 2 ontheroad
00:26:35
Play 08 Caesar Agustus part 3 ontheroad
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Play 09 Caesar Agustus part 4 Leni
00:26:45
Play 10 Caesar Agustus part 5 Leni
00:27:10
Play 11 Caesar Agustus part 6 Leni
00:25:50
Play 12 Tiberius part 1 Kristine Bekere
00:26:46
Play 13 Tiberius part 2 Kristine Bekere
00:29:34
Play 14 Tiberius part 3 Kristine Bekere
00:26:06
Play 15 Tiberius part 4 Kristine Bekere
00:28:07
Play 16 Caligula part 1 Andrew Coleman
00:34:11
Play 17 Caligula part 2 Andrew Coleman
00:34:27
Play 18 Caligula part 3 Andrew Coleman
00:35:18
Play 19 Claudius part 1 BUAES
00:27:31
Play 20 Claudius part 2 BUAES
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Play 21 Claudius part 3 BUAES
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Play 22 Nero part 1 Philippa
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Play 23 Nero part 2 Philippa
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Play 24 Nero part 3 Philippa
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Play 25 Nero part 4 Philippa
00:22:01
Play 26 Galba part 1 Andrew Coleman
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Play 27 Galba part 2 Andrew Coleman
00:18:45
Play 28 Otho Andrew Coleman
00:24:32
Play 29 Vitellius Andrew Coleman
00:32:23
Play 30 Vespasian part 1 icyjumbo (1964-2010)
00:18:38
Play 31 Vespasian part 2 icyjumbo (1964-2010)
00:20:31
Play 32 Titus David Leeson
00:16:23
Play 33 Domitian part 1 David Leeson
00:21:36
Play 34 Domitian part 2 David Leeson
00:21:17
Play 35 Lives of Eminent Grammarians part 1 Leni
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Play 36 Lives of Eminent Grammarians part 2 Leni
00:19:50
Play 37 Lives of Eminent Rhetoricians Anne Cheng
00:12:45
Play 38 Lives of the Poets Sibella Denton
00:26:35