Jan 20, 2023 · Caligula, byname of Gaius Caesar, in full Gaius Caesar Germanicus, (born August 31, 12 ce, Antium, Latium [Italy]—died January 24, 41, Rome), Roman emperor from 37 to 41 ce, in succession after Tiberius. Caligula effected the transfer of the last legion that had been under a senatorial proconsul (in Africa) to an imperial legate, thus completing the emperor’s monopoly of army command ...
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Father. Germanicus. Mother. Agrippina. Caligula ( / kəˈlɪɡjʊlə /; 31 August 12 – 24 January 41), formally known as Gaius (Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus), was the third Roman emperor, ruling from AD 37 until his assassination in AD 41. He was the son of the Roman general Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder, Augustus ' granddaughter.
- 16 March 37 – 24 January 41
Dec 16, 2009 · Caligula (formally known as Gaius) was the third of Ancient Rome’s emperors, who achieved feats of waste and carnage during his four-year reign (A.D. 37-41).
Feb 15, 1980 · Caligula: Directed by Tinto Brass. With Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Guido Mannari, John Gielgud. A dramatization of the ascent to Caesar and subsequent reign of Caligula, one of the most notorious leaders of ancient Rome.
- Tinto Brass
- Drama, History
Jun 26, 2019 · Here is the plot: “The rise and fall of the notorious Roman Emperor Caligula, showing the violent methods that he employs to gain the throne, and the subsequent insanity of his reign – he gives his horse political office and humiliates and executes anyone who even slightly displeases him. He also sleeps with his sister, organises elaborate ...
Caligula. (film) Caligula ( Italian: Caligola) is a 1979 erotic historical drama film focusing on the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Caligula. The film stars Malcolm McDowell in the title role, alongside Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole, John Steiner and John Gielgud. Producer Bob Guccione, the founder of Penthouse magazine ...