Caligula: The Immoral Legacy of ‘Little Boots’

The Roman historian Suetonius referred to Caligula as a “monster,” and the surviving sources are universal in their condemnation. Introduction Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (August 31, 12 – January 24, 41 C.E.), most commonly known as Caligula, was the third Roman Emperor and a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, ruling from 37 C.E. to 41 C.E. Known for his extreme extravagance,[…]