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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in the first year of his monarchy, making it treason for anyone to assail his own
honour and reputation in any way. He accused a senator, whom he suspected to
be of Agrippina's party, of having recited a scurrilous epigram aimed against him.
It so happened that his business that afternoon was to hear a charge of treason
brought against Len- tulus, one of the pontiffs who had incurred his suspicion in
the matter of the prayer for Nero and Drusus, and also because he had voted for
"Much better be modestly well off, as you have been, than run the risk of having
your whole fortune stripped from you by informers on a charge of treason."
Calpurnia was Acte's successor, you remember. She was very shrewd for her
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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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