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 was reading in the Apollo Library when along came Livy and a little brisk old
man in the robe of a senator. Livy was saying: "It seems then, that we may as well
abandon all hope of finding it, unless perhaps. . . . Why, there's Sulpicius!
"I'll take the bet," said Livy. "Young Claudius is not that sort of young man at all.
Well, Claudius, which of us wins?" I said, stammering, to Pollio: "I'm glad to say,
sir, that you lose." Pollio frowned angrily at me: "What's that you say? Glad that I ...
Livy grew quite angry. "I am surprised at you, Claudius. Have you no reverence
for Roman tradition that you should believe the lies told by our ancient enemies
to diminish our greatness?" "I only asked," I said humbly, "what really happened ...
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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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