I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus lived from 10 B.C. to 54 A.D. Despised as a weakling and dismissed as an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings that marked the reigns of Agustus, Tiberius, and the mad Caligula to become Emperor of Rome in 41 A.D. I, CLAUDIUS, the first part of Robert Graves two-part account of the life of Tiberius Claudius, is written in the form of Claudius's autobiography and stands as one of the modern classics of historical fiction.
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Piso ' s wife , Plancina , was jealous of Agrippina because , as Germanicus ' 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 ...
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
Agrippina did not trust her , but it was clear that Livia and Tiberius were at enmity
, and she felt , she told me , that if she had to choose between the protection of
one or the other she would prefer to be under Livia ' s . I was inclined to agree
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This is a must read especially if you enjoyed the BBC series based on it. Leer comentario completo
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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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