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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Her dowry passed into the hands of her husband, or her father-in-law as master
of the household, if he happened to be alive; and a husband, or father-in-law,
was usually a more difficult person to manage than a father, or elder brother,
"Mv DEAR LIVIA, "I wish to put on record a strange thing that happened to-day. I
hardly know what to make of it. I was talking to Athenodorus and happened to say
to him: 'I fear that tutoring young Tiberius Claudius must be rather a weary task.
He got no further than Messina, where Etna happened to be in slight eruption.
The sight frightened him so much that he turned back at once. When he reached
Rome again he soon set things going as usual, particularly sword-fighting, ...
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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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