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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She laughed. "Well then, Claudius, tell me what do you do all day if you can't run
about with the other boys?" "I read, mostly, and write. I have read scores of books
this year already and it's only June. This one's Greek." "I can't read Greek yet.
He laughed. "I don't see why a historian who has made a life- study of military
tactics shouldn't be invincible as a commander, given good troops and courage—
" "And good staff-officers," I put in, remembering Cleon. "And good staff-officers, ...
I laughed nervously. "Mad, Cassar? You ask whether I think you mad? Why, you
set the standard of sanity for the whole habitable world." "It's a very difficult thing,
you know, Claudius," he said confidentially, "to be a God in human disguise.
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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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