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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Livia was of the Claudian family, one of the most ancient of Rome, and so was my
grandfather. There is a popular ballad, still sometimes sung by old people, of
which the refrain is that the Claudian tree bears two sorts of fruit, the sweet apple
My grandmother Livia was one of the worst of the Claudians. She may well have
been a re-incarnation of that Claudia, sister of Claudius the Fair, who was
arraigned for high treason because once when her coach was held up by a street
First there was my father, one of the best Claudians, cheerful, open and generous
; next there was Augustus, a very honest, merry, kindly man who disliked Tiberius
but treated him generously for his mother's sake; and lastly there was Vipsania.
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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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