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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I remember once overhearing an elegiac epigram that he made about me, in
Greek, for the benefit of Athenodorus, an old Stoic philosopher, from Tarsus in
Syria, whose simple serious advice he often asked. I was about seven years old
However, when Augustus began eagerly questioning me, taking me from
Athenodorus's arm, I grew self-conscious and stammered as badly as ever. But
from thenceforth Athenodorus was my friend. There is a story about Athenodorus
Athenodorus would lend me his little sharp penknife, Livy joked. Athenodorus
was a stately old man with dark gentle eyes, a hooked nose and the most
wonderful beard that surely ever grew on human chin. It spread in waves down to
his waist ...
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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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