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Contemporary Examples of caligula
Caligula drank “pearls of great price dissolved in vinegar.”An Ivy League Frat Boy’s Shallow Repentance
November 24, 2014
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
April 14, 2014
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’
March 24, 2014
Hedonistic distractions have existed from Caligula and Nero to Andreotti and Berlusconi.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’
November 18, 2013
You Michael, have impersonated, or played may be a better word, Mozart, ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, Caligula.David Frost on Frost/Nixon
The Daily Beast
December 6, 2008
Historical Examples of caligula
Was such base buffoonery ever heard of even under a Nero, or Caligula?Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
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
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
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.