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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... me incapable of any useful service ; perhaps he was merely annoyed at my
coming forward with this request when his son Castor had hung back and had
persuaded Augustus to send him to raise and train troops in the South of Italy .
Tiberius improved on his advice by recalling the remaining six battalions from
their stations in other parts of Italy and making the new camp big enough to
house them all - nine thousand infantry and two thousand cavalry . Apart from the
by imposing a yearly tribute in his name on all the horses in Italy : if they did not
pay they would be sent to the knackers . He helped Cæsonia to raise the money
by imposing a tax in her name on all married men for the privilege of sleeping
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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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