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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Piso did not deny the charges of corrupting military discipline, of insulting and
disobeying Germanicus, or of oppressing the provincials; he merely said that they
were exaggerated. But he indignantly denied the charge of poison and witchcraft.
It so happened that his business that afternoon was to hear a charge of treason
brought against Len- tulus, one of the pontiffs who had incurred his suspicion in
the matter of the prayer for Nero and Drusus, and also because he had voted for
wills, and if they were found not to have done so he declared the wills technically
invalid because of some legal flaw or other, and took charge of the entire estate
himself; the heirs getting nothing. He spent practically no money on public works,
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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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