I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus lived from 10 B.C. to 54 A.D. Despised as a weakling and dismissed as an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings that marked the reigns of Agustus, Tiberius, and the mad Caligula to become Emperor of Rome in 41 A.D. I, CLAUDIUS, the first part of Robert Graves two-part account of the life of Tiberius Claudius, is written in the form of Claudius's autobiography and stands as one of the modern classics of historical fiction.
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I have heard more eve - ofbattle speeches than most men and though the
generals that made them , Cæsar and Antony especially , were remarkably fine
platform orators , they were all too good soldiers to try any platform business on
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 ...
... 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 missed ...
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I picked up I Claudius and Claudius the God, because I remembered really liking the BBC Series, which we watched in Latin Class. I approached the first book with some caution, not sure if they would ... Leer comentario completo
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At a certain point it became unreadable for me. I made it 1/5th of the book, and I thought the book should have been renamed, 'Livia is the Devil'. I just got tired of it. There wasn't a moment when ... Leer comentario completo
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