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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When he explained what he did not want told to the Emperor , and swore by his
father ' s honour that he and Drusilla were entirely innocent , I felt bound to do
what I could for the children . I went to my mother and said : “ Caligula swears you
Blæsus , who scattered Tacfarinas ' s army and captured his brother , was given
the unusual honour of being made a fieldmarshal , an honour reserved in
general only for the Imperial family . Tiberius told the Senate that he was glad to
of public mourning that Caligula ordered in her honour , it was a capital crime for
any citizen to laugh , sing , shave , go to the baths , or even have dinner with his
family . The law - courts were closed , no marriages were celebrated , no troops ...
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I picked up I Claudius and Claudius the God, because I remembered really liking the BBC Series, which we watched in Latin Class. I approached the first book with some caution, not sure if they would ... Leer comentario completo
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