He felt conscious that all men laughed at his late mock triumph over Germany, for which there had been purchased from traders people whose dress and hair might be made to resemble those of captives, whereas now a real and splendid victory, with the destruction of thousands of the enemy, was being celebrated with just applause.
Agr Chapter 39: Agricola in Britain. Considerations of Domitian
A ruler who was the foe of virtue
Agr Chapter 41: Life in Rome
With one continuous blow, drained the life-blood of the Common-wealth
Agr Chapter 44: Obituary of Agricola
With Domitian it was the chief part of our miseries to see and to be seen, to know that our sighs were being recorded, to have, ever ready to note the pallid looks of so many faces, that savage countenance reddened with the hue with which he defied shame.
Agr Chapter 45: What Agricola did not see
Under a semblance of simple and modest tastes, he wrapped himself in a profound reserve, and affected a devotion to literature and a love of poetry, thus seeking to throw a veil over his character, and to withdraw himself from the jealousy of his brother, of whose milder temper, so unlike his own, he judged most falsely.
His Book IV Chapter 86: On Domitian
He himself, too, made a remarkable pretense of modesty and especially of an interest in poetry, an art which had previously been as unfamiliar to him as it was later despised and rejected, and he even gave readings in public.
Stn Domitian, Chapter 2: Domitian as a young man
In his administration of the government he for some time showed himself inconsistent, with about an equal number of virtues and vices, but finally he turned the virtues also into vices;
Stn Domitian, Chapter 3: Domitian's first years as the emperor
He prohibited the castration of males, and kept down the price of the eunuchs that remained in the hands of the slave dealers
Stn Domitian, Chapter 7: His administration
Having assumed the surname Germanicus after his two triumphs, he renamed the months of September and October from his own names, calling them "Germanicus" and "Domitianus," because in the former he had come to the throne and was born in the latter.
Stn Domitian, Chapter 13: Master and God
a book "On the Care of the Hair," which he published
Stn Domitian, Chapter 18: His appearance
Sometimes he would have a slave stand at a distance and hold out the palm of his right hand for a mark, with the fingers spread; then he directed his arrows with such accuracy that they passed harmlessly between the fingers.
Stn Domitian, Chapter 19: Domitian as an archer