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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He knew that the marriage was impious: this knowledge, it seems, affected him
nervously, putting an inner restraint on his flesh. My grandmother, who had
wanted Augustus as an instrument of her ambition rather than as a lover was
more glad ...
She pretended to be indignant and said that she knew nothing about it at all, but
that she believed Castor capable of any crooked dealing. She forced out a tear or
two and said that Castor was rotten through and through and that nobody could ...
I knew the place well. I sent off a letter to Germanicus at once to tell him the news;
I sent it by Pallas to Rome telling him to send it off with the next post to Germany.
In the letter I merely said that Postumus was alive and in hiding— I did not say ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
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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