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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him, for Cato meant, I suppose, that he had given his wife a terrible lecture for her
want of gravity. "I'm sorry about that. Some women aren't very affectionate with
plain-looking husbands, however upright and virtuous they may be. But never ...
One day when I was twelve and he was fourteen he happened to be passing by
the room where Cato was giving me my lessons. He heard the sound of blows
and my cries for mercy and came bursting angrily in. "Stop beating him, at once!
Cato was wise enough or cowardly enough to take the hint, and after this my
daily torments were considerably abated. Three or four months later, much to my
delight, he ceased to be my tutor, on his appointment to the headmasters hip of
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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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