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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had the right of summarily condemning any Roman citizen, from ploughman to
senator, to death or perpetual banishment. The last dignity that he assumed was
that of High Pontiff, which gave him control of the entire religious system.
On her advice, Augustus prevailed on the Senate to create two new Divinities,
namely, the Goddess Roma, who represented the female soul of the Roman
Empire, and the Demigod Julius, the warlike hero who was Julius Cassar in
I have already told of the crushing effect that this news had on Augustus. He felt it
so strongly because he was not only officially responsible for the disaster, as the
man charged by the Roman Senate and people with the security of all frontiers, ...
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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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