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Title: Suetonius and the ?Mad' Emperors

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Subject: History
Author: Matthew D
Date: November 21, 2016
Level: University
Grade: A
Length: 7 / 1998
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Taking Suetonius too seriously now would be like people two thousand years from now taking the tabloids seriously. Yes, it is possible Barbra Bush gave birth to a mutant child, but it is entirely unlikely. The same goes for Nero and Caligula. Like other emperors before him, Caligula was brutally murdered at the hands of the senate...

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Suetonius even goes so far as to say, "Some even applied the sword to his private parts." (pg 166) And if one were to take Suetonius seriously, they would think he deserved such treatment. Some things that were said were probably true, like manipulating the birth of his daughter as a way to get more money, but others, such as sleeping with married women and then bragging about it in front of their husbands, were most likely exaggerations and intended to damage his reputation...

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