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How To Be A Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders

Author: Suetonius. Josiah Osgood, ed.

How To Be A Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders

Author: Suetonius. Josiah Osgood, ed.

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Item #: D30535
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Princeton
ISBN: 9780691193991
Nearly 2,000 years ago, Suetonius wrote Lives of the Caesars, perhaps the greatest negative leadership book of all time. Here Josiah Osgood provides crisp new translations of Suetonius's briskly paced, darkly comic biographies of the Roman emperors Julius Caesar, Tiberius, Caligula, and Nero. Entertaining and shocking, the stories of these ancient anti-role ... More
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Nearly 2,000 years ago, Suetonius wrote Lives of the Caesars, perhaps the greatest negative leadership book of all time. Here Josiah Osgood provides crisp new translations of Suetonius's briskly paced, darkly comic biographies of the Roman emperors Julius Caesar, Tiberius, Caligula, and Nero. Entertaining and shocking, the stories of these ancient anti-role models show how power inflames leaders' worst tendencies, causing almost incalculable damage.


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