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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On his own showing, he expelled one man from the order of senators because he
had been "wanting in Roman gravity"— he had kissed his wife in daylight in his
daughter's presence! When challenged by a friend of the expelled man, another ...
him, for Cato meant, I suppose, that he had given his wife a terrible lecture for her
want of gravity. "I'm sorry about that. Some women aren't very affectionate with
plain-looking husbands, however upright and virtuous they may be. But never ...
One day Sejanus had told me that I ought to marry again, as I did not seem to get
on well with my wife. I said that Urgulanilla had been the choice of my
grandmother Livia and that I could not divorce her without Livia's permission. "Oh
no, of ...
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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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