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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Gaius, flattered at the chance of being magnanimous, undertook to forward a
letter to Rome asking Augustus's permission for Tiberius to return there, and to
endorse it with his own personal recommendation. In this letter Tiberius said that
It was provided by the first hundred lines on the first book of the Iliad, which had
to be read concurrently with the writing of the cipher, each letter in the writing
being represented by the number of letters of the alphabet intervening between it
to distinguish it from U, the vowel; a letter to correspond to the Greek Upsilon (
which is a vowel between Latin I and U) for use in Greek words which have
become Latinized; and a letter to denote the double consonant which we now
write in ...
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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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