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
This one's Greek." "I can't read Greek yet. I only just know the alphabet. My
grandfather is cross with me— I have no father, you know— he calls me lazy. Of
course, I understand Greek when I hear it talked: we always have to talk Greek at
to distinguish it from U, the vowel; a letter to correspond to the Greek Upsilon (
which is a vowel between Latin I and U) for use in Greek words which have
become Latinized; and a letter to denote the double consonant which we now
write 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
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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