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 accused a senator, whom he suspected to be of Agrippina's party, of having
recited a scurrilous epigram aimed against him. The fact was that the senator's
wife one morning noticed a sheet of paper posted high up on the gate of the
"I swore to tell the whole truth," he bellowed, "and for the honour of Tiberius
Csesar I shall not omit a single article of the accused's loathsome conversation
overheard by me on the said date and in the said circumstances. Accused further
Accused further declared that our gracious Emperor is fast becoming impotent
from said alleged debauches and said over-indulgence in aphrodisiac medicines
, and that in order to rally his waning sexual powers he holds private exhibitions ...
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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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