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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His father, he said, had been killed in Germany under that glorious general in
whose memory this display was being held: might he piously sacrifice this
boastful fellow to his father's ghost? Cassius was a fine fencer. I had often
watched him on ...
The honest fellow had been drinking rather too much, because my father's name
was on everyone's lips at the time and his veterans had come in for a good deal
of reflected glory. "Tell me what you know of my father's death," I said boldly.
"A fellow I met in the woods near Cape Cosa. Curious sort of fellow. He was
dressed like a slave but he spoke like a Cassar. A big thick-set fellow and looked
half starved." "What name did he give?" "No name at all. He said you'd know who
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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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