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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At first they only dared to attack stragglers and transport drivers, avoiding hand-to
-hand fighting but flinging volleys of assegais and darts from behind cover, and
running back into the forest if a Roman so much as shook a sword and shouted.
The first of these, young assegai-men of local tribes, were to advance into the
plain against the leading Roman regiments, who would probably be French
auxiliaries, and drive them back. Then when the Roman supports came up they
were to ...
front, naturally. They came bounding along, brandishing their assegais. The man
did not understand German, and shutting his clasp- knife said cheerfully: "I
caught him by the grotto yonder. What do you guess he weighs? A regular whale,
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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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