Suetonius: Diuus Claudius by SuetoniusSuetonius: Diuus Claudius by Suetonius

Suetonius: Diuus Claudius

bySuetoniusEditorDonna W. Hurley

Paperback | March 19, 2001

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This volume presents the Latin text, accompanied by an introduction and a detailed commentary, of the biography of the emperor Claudius written by the early second-century AD author Suetonius. The commentary provides context for the factual and anecdotal information given in the text and also explains the author's method of composition and provides help with difficult grammatical points. The introduction contains sections on Suetonius, Claudius, and the text itself. This is the first English commentary on the Claudius Life to deal with both historical and stylistic issues.
Title:Suetonius: Diuus ClaudiusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 7.32 × 4.84 × 0.59 inPublished:March 19, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521596769

ISBN - 13:9780521596763


Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Suetonius and his career; 2. Biography and De uita Caesarum; 3. Claudius and his story; 4. Structure and style; 5. Text and afterlife; C. SVETONI TRANQVILLI DE VITA CAESARVM LIBER V DIVVS CLAVDIVS; Commentary.

Editorial Reviews

"H.'s OLD citations are generally helpful by offering a quick starting-point for translation....Overall, [Divus Claudius] is a sound edition, and in paperback." Classical Bulletin