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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In all these combats the rule was that the antagonists should not fight with the
same sort of weapon. It was sword against spear, or sword against battle- axe, or
spear against mace. The seventh combat was between a man armed with a ...
"Good," he said, "this should be a good fight, then. But in that case the net-man
must be ten years younger, and years count in this game." Then Germanicus
signalled for the trumpets to sound and the fight began. Roach stood his ground,
They had a certain bravado and fought well in a mob, as wild cattle fight, and they
had a certain animal cunning too which made it unwise to neglect ordinary
precautions in fighting them. But they soon tired after their first furious charge and
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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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