How to use Caligula in a sentence
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
DiCaprio has described the film as “a modern-day Caligula”; a non-stop symphony of gross excess.Jonah Hill on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Prosthetic Penises, and Finance Douchebags | Marlow Stern | December 24, 2013 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another of the oaths prescribed by command of Caligula was “per numen Drusillæ.”A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
Caligula caused his guests to be helped with gold (which they carried away), instead of bread and meat.
Caius, called Caligula, succeeds Tiberius as emperor of Rome.
Caligula, with a corner of his silken robe, wiped the perspiration from his streaming face."Unto Caesar" | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
After a while Caligula paused in his walk and stood close beside her, looking as straight as he could into her pale face."Unto Caesar" | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
British Dictionary definitions for Caligula
original name Gaius Caesar, son of Germanicus. 12–41 ad, Roman emperor (37–41), noted for his cruelty and tyranny; assassinated
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Cultural definitions for Caligula
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