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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For they were a desperate crew, some of them being men of rank who had been
sold as slaves for debt— to purchasers who had agreed to let them earn the price
of their freedom by sword-fighting. If a young gentleman ran into debt, ...
It was the first sword-fight I had been permitted to attend, and to find myself in the
President's Box was all the more ... Usually professional sword-fighters were very
careful about hurting themselves and each other and spent most of their energy ...
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. Caligula
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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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