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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Knights, if they married at all, married for rich dowries, not for children or for love,
and a freedwoman was not much of a catch; and besides knights, especially
those recently raised to the order, had strong feelings against marrying beneath ...
State priests were chosen, and by religious law a priest had to be a married man,
married in the strict form, and the child of a strict-form marriage too. As time went
on suitable candidates for priesthood were increasingly difficult to find. Finally ...
But I must not forget Julia's grandchild— for Julilla had in the absence of any
possible husband from Livia's family married a wealthy senator called /Emilius (
her first-cousin through a previous marriage of Scribonia's) and had borne him a
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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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