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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The island chosen for him was Planasia. It lay about twelve miles from Elba in the
direction of Corsica and had not been inhabited within human mem- [A.D. 7 ory.
But there were some prehistoric stone huts on it which were converted into ...
On the first day he ordered Postumus's guards at Planasia to be relieved at once
by an entirely new set. This was done. The same night he sailed secretly across
to the island in a small fishing-boat, accompanied only by Fabius Maximus, ...
He did not suspect Tiberius of complicity in the plot that had brought about
Postumus's banishment; and he knew nothing of the suppressed will, and further,
he still believed Postumus to be on Planasia— for Augustus had told nobody but
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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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