Claudius the God

Claudius the God

And His Wife Messalina

eBook - 2006
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Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome. Here he recounts his surprisingly successful reign: how he cultivates the loyalty of the army and the common people to repair the damage caused by Caligula; his relations with the Jewish King Herod Agrippa; and his invasion of Britain. But the growing paranoia of absolute power and the infidelity of his promiscuous young wife Messalina mean that his good fortune will not last forever. In this second part of Robert Graves's fictionalized autobiography, Claudius - wry, rueful, always inquisitive - brings to life some of the most scandalous and violent times in history.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2006.
ISBN: 9780141911373
0141911379
Characteristics: p. ; cm.

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Basileus
Jun 06, 2011

Not as good as I Claudius, but still fairly enjoyable. If you've read the first, you have to read the second.

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alexy93
Jul 16, 2010

One of my favorites!

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