Suetonius

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Suetonius
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A bust o Suetonius in the Capitoline Museums, Roum
Born Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus
c. 69 AD
Roum, Roman Empire
Dee'd after 122 AD
Thrift Secretar, historian
Genre Biografie
Subject History, biografie, oratory
Leeterar muivement Siller Age o Laitin

Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly kent as Suetonius (c. 69 – efter 122 AD), wis a Roman historian belangin tae the equestrian order wha wrote in the early Imperial era o the Roman Empire.

His maist important survivin wark is a set o biografies o twal successive Roman rulers, frae Julius Caesar tae Domitian, enteetled De Vita Caesarum. He recordit the earliest accoonts o Julius Caesar's epileptic seizurs. Ither warks bi Suetonius concern the daily life o Roum, politics, oratory, an the lives o famous writers, includin poets, historians, an grammarians. A few o thir beuks hae pairtially survived, but mony hae been lost.