|Suetonius De Vita Caesarum, late 12th century (British Library, Egerton 3055, f.2) All images by permission of the British Library.|
|OK, so this is not too hard once you realise that most of the peculiar words are the names of people. You might want to try a transcript of the whole passage. Go to the text pages. Use a pen and paper. Then check it against ours.|
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