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 title "king" was still execrated at Rome on account of the unpopular Tarquin
dynasty to which, according to legend, ... put an end— expelling the royal family
from the City and becoming one of the first two Consuls of the Roman Republic.
At Rome, as soon as he heard of Augustus's death, he had not waited to consult
Livia and Tiberius at Nola but immediately dispatched the warrant for Postumus's
execution to the captain of the guard at Planasia, attaching Ti- berius's seal to it.
Tiberius wrote again that Rome could not afford such high casualties even at the
reward of such splendid victories: he was not criticizing Germanicus's skill as a
general, for his battles had been most economical in men, but between battle ...
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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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