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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He visited the temple of Jove on the Capitoline Hill. Apelles was with him. He
asked Apelles, "Who's the greater God— Jove or myself?" Apelles hesitated,
thinking that Caligula was joking, and not wishing to blaspheme Jove in Jove's
He took the child and laid her on the knees of the statue of Jove — this was
before his quarrel with Jove— as if to make Jove his honorary colleague in
fatherhood, and then put her in the arms of Minerva's statue and allowed her to
suck at the ...
The statue he most coveted was the colossal one of Olympian Jove. He had a
special ship built for its conveyance to Rome. But the ship was struck by lightning
just before it was launched. Or this, at least, was the repoit— I believe, really, that
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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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