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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I have heard more eve-of- battle speeches than most men and though the
generals that made them, Csesar and Antony especially, were remarkably fine
platform orators, they were all too good soldiers to try any platform business on
the troops ...
The soldiers' disappointment with their bequests under Augustus's will— a mere
four months' bounty of pay, three gold pieces a man— aggravated certain long-
standing grievances; and they reckoned that the insecurity of Tiberius's position ...
... that fateful afternoon) had saved sixty thousand lives or more. But the real
news had by now reached the Palace, where it caused the most utter confusion.
A few old soldiers thought that the opportunity for looting was too good to be
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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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