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Claudius the god and his wife Messalina

Robert Graves

Claudius the god and his wife Messalina

the troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar, Emperor of the Romans (born 10 B.C., died A.D. 54), as described by himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others

by Robert Graves

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claudius, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Fiction.,
  • Messalina, Valeria, -- d. 48 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    On jacket: Book club edition.

    Statementby Robert Graves.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 467 p. :
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16572009M

    Jun 04,  · Continuing the saga begun in I, Claudius, Robert Graves's Claudius the God is a compelling fictional autobiography of the Roman emperor, published with an introduction by Barry Unsworth in Penguin Modern Classics. Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome/5(71). Get this from a library! Claudius, the god and his wife Messalina . [Robert Graves] -- Depicts the turbulent life of a Roman emperor, reconstructing the decadence of the Roman world.

    Get this from a library! Claudius, the god and his wife Messalina . [Robert Graves] -- Robert Graves continues Claudius' story with the epic adulteries of Messalina, King Herod Agrippa's betrayal of his old friend, and the final arrival of that bloodthirsty teenager, Nero. Claudius The God This is a beautifully written whimsical tale of the rule Claudius, the stammering, club footed child who no one dreamt was a threat but who succeeded Caligula by poldasulteng.com well meant rule was destroyed by his infatuation with his wife Messalina whose antics forced him to murder her.

    Buy Claudius the God: And His Wife Messalina by Robert Graves online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Unfortunately Claudius "conquers" Britain roughly halfway through the book (which is just shy of being pages long), and he is such a dimbulb when it comes to the dealings of his wife Messalina that one nearly despairs of him ever learning the truth about her/5(16).


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We're not going to go into too much detail, but the books follow the life of a once-emperor of Rome, Claudius, and his rise to and fall from power. Claudius the God and his Wife Messalina by Robert Graves is the sequel to I, Claudius. It is an autobiography accounting the actions and misfortunes of the Roman emperor, Claudius.

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I, Claudius: from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54; [with] Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina GRAVES, Robert () Published by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas [through ] MCMXXXIV [] January ().

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“But godhead is, after all, a matter of fact, not a matter of opinion: if a man is generally worshipped as a god then he is a god. And if a god ceases to be worshipped he is nothing.” ― Robert Graves, Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina. Jul 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of I Claudius - Claudius the God and his book by Robert Graves.

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