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He ruled for only four years and was dead at age 28. Yet he is one of the most notorious rulers in history. Caligula packed a lot into a very short life. Had he focused his considerable energies on governing his empire, history might have remembered him differently. As it is, he is known for perversion and depravity his rule was a legendary frenzy of lunacy, murder and lust. Between executions he staged spectacular orgies. He named his favorite horse a consul, made love to his sister and declared himself a living god. CALIGULA: REIGN OF MADNESS goes behind the legend to explore the anguished life of the infamous emperor. Discover how the first six months of his rule were marked by clemency and how a violent illness seemingly transformed Caligula into the monster that history remembers. Leading scholars help explore the many contradictions in his life; murderer, pervert, loving father and devoted son he was all these things and more. Join BIOGRAPHY for the shocking story of Rome's most reviled ruler, the bizarre, bloodthirsty Caligula."
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