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NOTES 1 For the pedigree of the early emperors see Appendix on p. 786. * For
Tiberius' motto see Suetonius, Tiberius, lix. 2 ; for his diffidence, Tacitus, Annals, i.
80. 3 (" ut callidum eius ingenium, ita anxium judicium"). That Tiberius was not ...
117 ff., 225 ff. ** It may be assumed that Tiberius gave compensation in all these
cases. Otherwise his good reputation in the provinces would be inexplicable. a
According to Suetonius (Caligula, xxxvii. 3), this was the sum found by Caligula in
7 The reading quadringenties milies in Suetonius, Vespasian, xvi. 3 (40,000
million sesterces, or c. ^400,000,000) is plainly absurd, and should be altered to
quadragies milies (;£ 40,000,000). Suetonius' stories of sales of offices and
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