I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus lived from 10 B.C. to 54 A.D. Despised as a weakling and dismissed as an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings that marked the reigns of Agustus, Tiberius, and the mad Caligula to become Emperor of Rome in 41 A.D. I, CLAUDIUS, the first part of Robert Graves two-part account of the life of Tiberius Claudius, is written in the form of Claudius's autobiography and stands as one of the modern classics of historical fiction.
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He shall give Rome water and winter bread And die at the hand of his wife , no
wife , To the gain of his son , no son . The hairy sixth to enslave the State Shall be
son , no son , of this hairy last . He shall give Rome fiddlers and fear and fire .
Soon the fight grew more lively ; the Thessalian made stabs , high and low , with
his long trident , which Roach parried easily , but with one eye on the net ,
weighted with small lead pellets , which the Thessalian managed with his left
At first they only dared to attack stragglers and transport drivers , avoiding hand -
to - hand fighting but flinging volleys of assegais and darts from behind cover ,
and running back into the forest if a Roman so much as shook a sword 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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