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 straightened up and shouted, "I'll do my best, lads!" His camp nickname, as it
happened, was "Roach", and this was enough to put the greater part of the
audience on his side, though the Guards were pretty unpopular in the City. If a
"They brought it on themselves," someone shouted, and then a fearful hubbub
arose. Men stripped themselves to the skin to show the clean silver scars of
honourable wounds on their breasts and the ragged and discoloured marks of
We're your men! Up, Germanicus, son of Germanicus! Germanicus for Emperor!"
Germanicus was thunderstruck. He shouted: "You're mad, men, to talk like that.
What do you think I am? A traitor?" A veteran shouted: "None of that, General!
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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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