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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I am already five months gone with child, and you are not the father. I made a vow
that I would not bear another child to a coward, and I intend to keep it." My
grandfather, whatever he may have felt when he heard this confession, said no
Since I was an affectionate child my mother's attitude caused me much misery. I
heard from my sister Livilla, a beautiful girl but cruel, vain and ambitious— in a
word a typical Claudian of the bad variety— that my mother had called me "a ...
out the time of her pregnancy, and anyway he paid very little attention to the child
when it was born. And then, as if all this were not enough, foster-mothers were
shockingly careless nowadays and the child often died. What a blessing it was ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
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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