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 in time to greet my father but not 9 B.C.] in time to save his life; for the leg
by now was gangrened up to the thigh. My father, though on the point of death,
had just sufficient presence of mind to order the camp to pay my uncle Tiberius ...
On his return with my father's body his sympathy with her had seemed forced and
insincere, and when Augustus wished himself as honourable a death as my
father's she saw a brief half-smile cross his face. Tiberius who, it appears, had
Yet I could not believe Augustus the murderer: poison was a mean way of killing,
a slave's way, and Augustus would never have stooped to it. Besides, he was not
a hypocrite and when he talked about my father it was always with admiration ...
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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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