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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I have heard it confidently stated by old palace officials that, after marrying my
grandmother, Augustus never looked at another woman. Yet all sorts of stories
were current at Rome about his affairs with the wives and daughters of notables ...
I protested, "Then you shouldn't read such exciting stories." I heard Plautius go to
bed after a time. "O Heavens," I thought. "He'll be asleep in a few minutes and
with two doors between us he won't hear my cries when Urgulanilla throttles me.
Tiberius heard the whole story from Sejanus just as he was about to take his seat
in the Senate, and he was overcome with shame and rage and alarm. It so
happened that his business that afternoon was to hear a charge of treason
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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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