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The Death of CaligulaFlavius Josephus$
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Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781846319648

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001

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Panic on the Palatine

Panic on the Palatine

(p.18) IV Panic on the Palatine
The Death of Caligula

T. P. Wiseman

Liverpool University Press

Sections 114-157 of the translation: Josephus narrates the conspirators’ escape and the murderous reaction of Gaius’ German bodyguard, and gives a long description, evidently from an eye-witness source, of the mixed emotions of the audience left in the theatre.

Keywords:   German bodyguards, Reaction to death of Gaius, Eye-witness narrative

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