I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Considered an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings of the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and the Mad Caligula to become emperor in 41 A.D. A masterpiece.
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Piso's wife, Plancina, was jealous of Agrippina because, as Ger- mamcus's wife,
she took precedence over her at all official functions. She thought out various
petty insults to annoy her, chiefly discourtesies by subordinates which could be ...
Germanicus's one consolation was the courage with which Agrippina and little
Caligula behaved. Agrippina did her best to make light of the haunt- ings, and
Caligula said that he felt safe because a great-grandson of the God Augustus ...
As for her insults to Agrippina, she was heartily sorry for them and begged
Agrippina's pardon most humbly; but she had been obeying her husband's
orders, as a wife was bound to do, and moreover her husband had told her that
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Masterpiece.Crítica de los usuarios - edwastrivel - Overstock.com
This is a must read especially if you enjoyed the BBC series based on it. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
This follow-up novel to Robert Graves' classic, "I, Claudius" continues the life story of the Roman Emperor Tiberius Claudius. It begins immediately following where the previous novel left off, and ends with his death under mysterious circumstances, and his deification. Leer comentario completo
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