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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Tiberius Chapter 69: Afraid of thunder.
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Although somewhat neglectful of the gods and of religious matters, being addicted to astrology and firmly convinced that everything was in the hands of fate; he [Note 1] was nevertheless immoderately afraid of thunder. Whenever the sky was lowering, he always wore a laurel wreath, because it is said that that kind of leaf is not blasted by lighting.

Note 1: Tiberius