Suetonius

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Suetonius
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A bust o Suetonius in the Capitoline Museums, Roum
BornGaius Suetonius Tranquillus
c. 69 AD
Roum, Roman Empire
Dee'dafter 122 AD
ThriftSecretar, historian
GenreBiografie
SubjectHistory, biografie, oratory
Leeterar muivementSiller 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.