Emperor Domitian (recorded by Suetonius)



Emperor Domitian (r. 81-96)

“How pleasant it is to be elegant, yet how quickly that stage passes!”

  • Quote attributed to Domition in his book, Care of the Hair, later recorded in The Twelve Caesars (Domitian) by Suetonius, translated by Robert Graves and edited by James B. Rives. New York: Penguin Classics, 2007.

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