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Psoinos, Paul

Works: 1 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 1,573 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: DG283, 937.07092
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Most widely held works by Paul Psoinos
Caligula : a biography by Aloys Winterling( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and ate food covered in gold leaf. He forced men and women of high rank to have sex with him, turned part of his palace into a brothel, and committed incest with his sisters. He wanted to make his horse a consul. Torture and executions were the order of the day. Both modern and ancient interpretations have concluded from this alleged evidence that Caligul
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