Book Club | November 2021: Suetonius Lives of the Caesars

Our Book Club selection for November is The Lives of the Caesars by C. Suetonius Tranquillus. Suetonius was born towards the end of Vespasian’s reign, probably around 69 or 70 CE. He was educated in Rome, and became a friend of Pliny the Younger, whose assistance and support led him to work as a librarian for the emperor Trajan. He then became secretary to Hadrian. However, in around 121 CE… Read more