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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He was Consul at Rome, and when he passed on the office to a reliable friend he
took in exchange the "High Command"— which, though nominally on a level with
the consulship, ranked in practice above this or any other magistracy. He had ...
His only chance of escape lay in another war breaking out somewhere on one of
the frontiers important enough for him to be sent there in command. But no signs
of war appeared in any quarter and, besides, he was sick of fighting. He had ...
guilty of any understanding with the rebels and if the soldiers under his command
had in some cases failed to distinguish between the property of rebels and the
property of loyalists that was only to be expected: many pretended loyalists were
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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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