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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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
Will you accept one hundred thousand gold pieces from me, when they pay me,
in gratitude for my own salvation? If you condescended to take that gift, I would
still have fifty thousand left, which would enable me to pay my initiation fee in full.
a man into buying an old sandal or a piece of cheese for two thousand gold
pieces, he was tremendously pleased with himself. Bidding always started at the
reserve price; for he would nod at some rich Frenchman and say, "I think you said
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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
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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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