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 theme is that Augustus grieved first for Marcellus, next for Julia, and the third
time for the lost Eagles of Varus. Deeply for Marcellus's death, more deeply for
Julia's disgrace, but most deeply of all for the Eagles, for with each Eagle had ...
But Varus, a connection of mine, whom Augustus appointed Governor of
Germany Across the Rhine, began treating them not as allies but as a subject
race: he was a vicious man and showed little regard for the extraordinarily strong
Instead of keeping his forces concentrated, as he should have done in an only
partially subdued country, he broke them up. On the secret instructions of
Hermann and Segimerus, outlying communities sent Varus requests for military
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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
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
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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