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 did not grudge his going because he went at the urgent appeal of two of his
nephews there who begged him to help them free the city from the tyranny of its
governor. They wrote that this governor had insinuated himself so cleverly into
It was he who, a few years later, organized the Guards into a disciplined body.
Hitherto the three battalions stationed at Rome had been billet- ted by sections in
various parts of the City, in inns and such-like places, and were difficult to fetch
He decided that Tiberius must be persuaded to leave Rome at once, and must
appoint him permanent City Warden— a magistrate from whose decisions the
only appeal was to the Emperor. As Commander of the Guards he was also in
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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
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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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