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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He now challenged any Roman of rank to meet him , sword to sword , and make
the lucky seventh for him . The first champion who sprang into the ring was a
young staffofficer of an old but impoverished family , called Cassius Chærea .
If Cassius gets killed it will create a bad impression on the frontier when the news
gets there . ” Then Cassius ' s foot slipped in a blood pool and he fell over on his
back . The German straddled over him with a triumphant smile on his face and ...
Cassius ' s face revealed his disgust , for only slaves could legally be put to
torture . So Caligula ordered him to supervise Quintilia ' s racking and turn the
screws with his own hands . Quintilia did not utter a word or a cry throughout her
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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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