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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It was an established custom among Orientals, and one which might well be
turned to Roman profit, to pay divine honours to their rulers; but since it was
clearly impracticable for Eastern cities to worship the whole Senate in a body,
putting up ...
Among them was Gallus, who now that Tiberius himself did not visit the Senate
any more concentrated on teasing Sejanus. His method with Sejanus was
constantly to propose votes of thanks for his services, and the granting of
"To arrest one of your guests, Cassar, by order of the Senate." "Which guest?"
asked Tiberius. "Asinius Gallus," replied the magistrate, "but it seems to be a
mistake." Tiberius pretended to look grave: "If the Senate have anything against
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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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