Home Introduction Persons Geogr. Sources Events Mijn blog(Nederlands)
Religion Subjects Images Queries Links Contact Do not fly Iberia
This is a non-commercial site. Any revenues from Google ads are used to improve the site.

Custom Search
Quote of the day: It had been the ancient policy of the fo
Notes
Display Latin text
Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Caligula, Chapter 31: Caligula as a monster (Cont.)
Next chapter
Return to index
Previous chapter
He [Note 1] even used openly to deplore the state of his times, because they had been marked by no public disasters, saying that the rule of Augustus had been made famous by the Varus massacre and that of Tiberius by the collapse of the amphitheatre at Fidenae, while his own was threatened with oblivion because of its prosperity, and every now and then he wished for the destruction of his armies, for famine, pestilence, fires, or a great earthquake.

Note 1: he = Caligula

Event: Caligula as a monster