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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inscription, in Greek, was "Poison is Queen," and the face of Poison, though
executed over a hundred years before Livia's birth, was unmistakably the face of
Livia. And in this context I must write about Marcellus, the son of Octavia by a
call in strangled tones for Livia. They repeated their story in her presence, and
she pretended to sob, saying that it had been her greatest grief these three years
that Augustus had deliberately shut his ears to the truth. Several times, she said,
So it was easy for Livia to treat Julia with great revengefulness. She was not
allowed wine, cosmetics, fine clothes or luxuries of any sort and her guard
consisted of eunuchs and very old men. She was allowed no visitors and was
even set to ...
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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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