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 expected to occupy a suite of rooms at the Palace and because of
Caligula's stern speeches against all sorts of immorality (in the manner of
Augustus) I could not have Calpurnia there with me, though I was unmarried. She
had to remain ...
Gemellus also lived in the Palace: he was a frightened, delicate boy who bit his
nails to the quick and was usually to be found sitting in a corner and drawing
designs of nymphs and satyrs and that sort of thing for vases. I can't tell you much
Every room in the Palace had a golden door-knob, each worth six months' pay,
easy enough to hack off with a sharp sword. I heard the cries, "Kill them, kill them!
Avenge Cassar!" and hid behind a curtain. Two soldiers came in. They saw my ...
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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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