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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To give a single instance, there is the word "assegai". Aircraftman T. E. Shaw (
whom I take this opportunity of thanking for his careful reading of these proofs)
questions my use of "assegai" as an equivalent of the German framea or pfreim.
because I need "javelin" for pilum, the regular missile weapon of the disciplined
Roman infantryman; and "assegai" is more savage sounding. "Assegai" has had
a three-hundred year currency in English and acquired new vigour in the ...
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 ...
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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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