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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This is not by any means my first book: in fact literature, and especially the writing
of history— which as a young man I studied here at Rome under the best
contemporary masters— was, until the change came, my sole profession and
I'll write you letters as often as I can, and send you books to read. I'm not afraid of
Livia. If you don't get my letters you'll know that they are being held back. Look
carefully at the seventh page of any sewn-sheet book that reaches you from me.
The common cipher was simply writing Latin E for Greek Alpha, Latin F for Greek
Beta, G for Gamma, H for Delta and so ... It was Augustus's invention and must
have taken rather a long time to write and decode, but I suppose by practice they
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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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