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Author: Howard Nield
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Publisher: St. Martins Press; 1st edition (July 1, 1981)
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Year of Four Caesars by Howard Nield

Year of Four Caesars book. It is 69 & Nero, the stepson of Claudius, the last of the genuine In 1981, British economist & student of the history of the Roman Empire, Howard Nield, wrote a novel which he entitled: Year of Four Caesars. It is 69 & Nero, the stepson of Claudius, the last of the genuine bloodline of the Caesar Dynasty, had just been deposed

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Year of four Caesars. Scourge of the ninth. Fiction, Fiction in English, History, Rome Civil War, 68-69.

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Enriched by anecdotes, gossip, and details of character and personal appearance, Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius (born c. 70 CE) is a valuable and colorful source of information about the first twelve Roman emperors, Roman imperial politics, and Roman imperial society. Part of Suetonius's Lives of Illustrious Men (of letters) also survives. Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca. 70 CE), son of a military tribune, was at first an advocate and a teacher of rhetoric, but later became the emperor Hadrian’s private secretary, 119–121. He dedicated to C. Septicius Clarus, prefect of the praetorian guard, his Lives of the Caesars. After the dismissal of both men for some breach of court etiquette, Suetonius apparently retired and probably continued his writing. His other works, many known by title, are now lost except for part of the Lives of Illustrious Men (of letters).

Select a book of the Bible. Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in. the wilderness (Luke 3:1,2). The only importance Caesar had, as far as God was concerned, was to mark the time in history when the word of the Lord came to John the Baptist. This is the only mention of Tiberius by name in the four gospels

He was probably born in 69 . the famous 'year of four Emperors' - when his father, a Roman knight, served as a colonel in a regular legion and took part in the Battle of Baetricum. From the letters of Suetonius's close friend Pliny the Younger we learn that he practised briefly at the bar, avoided political life, and became chief secretary to the Emperor Hadrian (117-38 . The historian Spartianus records that he was one of several Palace officials, including the Guards Commander, whom Hadrian when he returned from Britain dismissed for behaving indiscreetly with. But apart from fragments of his Illustrious Writers, which include short biographies of Virgil, Horace, and Lucan, the only extant book is The Twelve Caesars, the most fascinating and richest of all Latin histories.

An essential primary source on Roman history, Suetonius' The Twelve Caesars is a fascinating achievement of scholarship covering a critical period in the Empire. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was probably born in AD69 - the famous 'year of the four Emperors'. From the letters of Suetonius' close friend Pliny the Younger we learn that he practiced briefly at the bar, avoided political life, and became chief secretary to the Emperor Hadrian (AD117-38). Suetonius seems to have lived to a good age and probably died around the year AD140.

His second book. Dust jacket art by Gareth Floyd. The story of the aftermath of the deposing of Nero 69 A.D. Rome.