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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He was his own High Priest and his subordinates were myself, Cassonia,
Vitellius, Ganymede, fourteen ex-Consuls and his noble friend the horse Incitatus
. Each of these subordinates had to pay eighty thousand gold pieces for the
Ganymede, Vitellius and the others were rich men; though in some instances
they had to sell property at a loss to get the hundred thousand in cash at short
notice, they still remained comfortably off. Not so poor Claudius. Caligula's
I walked ahead with Vitellius, a senator named Sentius, and the two generals. We
went by the covered passage. I noted Cassius and The Tiger at the entrance.
They did not salute me, which I thought strange, for they saluted the others.
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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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