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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The Chief Vestal, a religiously-minded woman, approved of the idea but asked
Livia's authority for this innovation. Livia told her that she had seen the Goddess
in a dream only the night before, and that she had asked that, since the Vestals ...
The woman then pleaded, was there no other possible penance? Urgulania
would then say that there was perhaps an alternative that the Goddess would
permit. The woman could purify herself by assisting the Goddess's vengeance—
Caligula dressed up in a woman's wig and clothes and, picking up a couple of
young prostitutes, began frequenting the suburban taverns where the soldiers
drank in the evening. With a heavily made up face and padded figure he passed
for a ...
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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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