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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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 are ...
Blassus, who scattered Tacfarinas's army and captured his brother, was given the
unusual honour of being made a field- marshal, an honour reserved in general
only for the Imperial family. Tiberius told the Senate that he was glad to honour ...
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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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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