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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Eventually corn began to come in from Egypt , where the harvest is much earlier
than ours , and the tension relaxed . Among the people removed from Rome
during the famine were the sword - fighters . They were not numerous , but
pretty fighting , but savage hacking with long sword and halberd : each wore a
small , highly ornamented shield strapped on the left forearm . This was an
unusual manner of fighting , for the ordinary German soldier does all his work
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My nervous toss of the head got me into great trouble : I was saddled with three
sword - fighters at an average of two thousand gold pieces each . But I was
luckier than a magistrate called Aponius who fell asleep during the auction .
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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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