The Twelve Caesars - Chapter 11 & 12 Titus and Domitian Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 & 12 Titus and Domitian Summary and Analysis

Titus is one of Vespasian's sons. Vespasian tells the Senate that either his son will rule or nobody will. Titus has to earn the adoration and love of the people because before his ascension he is hated by everyone. When his father is still alive, he becomes his protector and companion and is given control of the guards, only previously been given to a knight. He too has a reputation for greed. His dinner parties are very extravagant and he holds riotous parties with his friends.

He shows the greatest respect for private property and never takes anything away from the citizens. During gladiatorial shows he lets the audience choose what they want to watch and keeps his word to honor all requests. When he judges cases, he always makes sure that the petitioners know...

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