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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nervously , putting an inner restraint on his flesh . My grandmother , who had
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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 ...
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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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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At a certain point it became unreadable for me. I made it 1/5th of the book, and I thought the book should have been renamed, 'Livia is the Devil'. I just got tired of it. There wasn't a moment when ... Leer comentario completo
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