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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Cremutius made a spirited defence against this absurd charge, saying that Brutus
and Cassius had been dead so long and had been so frequently praised for their
deed by subsequent historians that he could not believe that the trial was not a ...
I sent a reliable freedman to Urgulanilla at Herculaneum to tell her the orders I
had been given, warning her that if she wanted the child to live she must
exchange it, as soon as born, for a dead baby; I had to have a baby of sorts to
expose, and ...
Then he added, quoting from some Greek tragedian or other: "When I am dead,
let Fire the Earth confound." But Tiberius was not dead yet. The informers were
still busy and every year more and more people were executed. There 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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