The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

Valerius Cato, a grammarian, 516.
——– Maximus, account of his works, 248.
Varro, remarks on his works, 65, 67.
Varus’ defeat by the Germans, 86, 205.
Velabrum, a street in Rome, 25, 355.
Velleius Paterculus, his life and Epitome, 247.
Velitrae, town of, seat of the Octavian family, 71, 74.
Venus of Coos, statue of, by Apelles, 457.
VESPASIAN, his descent from the Flavian family, 441; his birth at Reate,
442; fondness for it, ib.; serves in Thrace, 443; has the province of
Crete and Cyrene, ib.; marries Flavia Domitilla, ib.; his children,
ib.; serves in Germany and Britain, 444; is proconsul in Africa, ib.;
goes into retirement, ib.; the Jews, revolt, 445; he is sent to quell
it, ib.; the prophecy of a ruler from the East applied to him. ib.
and note; his campaign, in Judaea, 446; consults the oracle at Carmel,
447; the Moesian army declares him emperor, 448; also the legions in
Egypt and Judaea, ib.; seizes Alexandria, 449; consults Serapis, ib.;
performs miracles, 450, and note; returns to Rome, 451; his Jewish
triumph, ib.; reforms the army, 452; his public buildings, 453; his
just administration, 454; and clemency, 455; his love of money, 456;
encourages learning and art, 457; his person, 459; mode of life, ib.;
his wit, 460; is taken ill, 461; dies at Reate, ib.
Vestal Virgins, the, 52; mode of appointment, 95; and note; their
lewdness punished, 485.
Via Appia, 236, and note.
— Flaminia, 94, and note, 146.
— Nomentana, 376, note.
— Sacra, a street in Rome, 31.
— Salaria, description of 376 note; tomb there, 454.
Vienne, in Narbonne, 433, and note.
Vines forbidden to be planted, 484; edict revoked, 491; remarkable
produce of a, 524.
Vindex, Julius, revolts in Gaul, 370, 406; his death, 408.
Vintage, the, 99, note.
VITELLIUS, his origin, 427, 428; and birth, 429; his youth vicious,
430; in favour with Caligula, Claudius, and Nero, 430; his marriages,
431; sent to Germany, ib.; saluted emperor by the troops, 432; marches
to Rome, 433; governs despotically, 434; his gluttony, 435; and luxury,
ib.; his cruel executions, 436; the legions declare against him, 437;
agrees to abdicate, ib.; secretes himself, 438; is dragged out and
slain, 439.
Virgil, account of his life and works, 165-173.
Vologesus honours Nero’s memory 381; offers reinforcements to Vespasian,
449; demands succours, 480.
Vorones, king of the Parthians, 222.
Wild beasts shown in the public spectacles by Julius, 8; by Augustus,
105, 106; criminals thrown to, 305, and note; numbers exhibited, 470,
note; exhibited by Domitian, 481.

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