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The Historie of Twelve Caesars Emperors of Rome

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The Historie of Twelve Caesars Emperors of Rome

By Caius Suetonius Tranquillus


It is thought that Holland's Suetonius, in this edition, was used by Shakespeare as a source for 'Julius Caesar,' and was influential upon Shakespeare's portrayal of Caesar as a multidimensional character. (see Bullough, ed., ‘Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare: Julius …

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