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[swi-toh-nee-uh s]
  1. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, a.d. 75–150, Roman historian.
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Historical Examples of suetonius

  • On the subject of this competition see:—Suetonius: Domitian, 4.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

    Rodolfo Lanciani

  • As a matter of fact, Suetonius, 'The destined to die salute thee.'

  • Similarly Suetonius, who also tells us that Lucan had been in Athens.

  • But Suetonius had chosen a perilous time for this enterprise.

  • Such, according to Suetonius, were the ears of the Emperor Augustus.

British Dictionary definitions for suetonius


  1. full name Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. 75–150 ad, Roman biographer and historian, whose chief works were Concerning Illustrious Men and The Lives of the Caesars (from Julius Caesar to Domitian)
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