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Caligula drank “pearls of great price dissolved in vinegar.”
He looks like a cross between Caligula and an evil Bratz doll.Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caligula is one of only three films that Ebert ever walked out of.How Hollywood’s Most Realistic Sex Scenes Were Made: ‘Don’t Look Now’ to ‘Nymphomaniac’|Marlow Stern|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hedonistic distractions have existed from Caligula and Nero to Andreotti and Berlusconi.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You Michael, have impersonated, or played may be a better word, Mozart, ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, Caligula.
Was such base buffoonery ever heard of even under a Nero, or Caligula?Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Caligula had made good his escape, satisfied that his dagger had done its work upon the arch-traitor."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Had some Caligula or Nero ruled this land, we should look in vain for what we behold to-day.The United States in the Light of Prophecy|Uriah Smith
The debaucheries, jealousies, and cruelties of his reign, remind us of what we have half sceptically read of Nero and Caligula.
As in Rome under the rule of Nero and Caligula, suicide would be the only way to liberty.British Socialism|J. Ellis Barker
British Dictionary definitions for caligula
Word Origin and History for caligula
cognomen of the third Roman emperor (12 C.E.-41 C.E.), born Gaius Caesar. The nickname is Latin, literally "little boot," given when he joined his father on military campaigns when still a toddler, in full, child-sized military gear; diminutive of caliga "heavy military shoe," of unknown origin.