I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus lived from 10 B.C. to 54 A.D. Despised as a weakling and dismissed as an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings that marked the reigns of Agustus, Tiberius, and the mad Caligula to become Emperor of Rome in 41 A.D. I, CLAUDIUS, the first part of Robert Graves two-part account of the life of Tiberius Claudius, is written in the form of Claudius's autobiography and stands as one of the modern classics of historical fiction.
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They would be lucky to escape with their arms unbroken and their thumbs and
indexfingers unlopped , which would be a typical indication of Agrippinilla ' s
displeasure . How that woman loathes me ! My father ' s example has guided me
... enough in the arms , stronger than most men , I may say , though my legs are
very little use to me ; so I caused a great deal of amusement by my clumsy
hobbling and by the unexpectedly heavy drubbing I gave the guests when I
managed to ...
I am a much better swimmer than I am a walker : I am strong in the arms and
being rather fat from not being able to take exercise and from liking my meals I
float like a cork . By the way , Caligula couldn ' t swim a stroke . He was surprised
, a ...
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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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