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I, Claudius (Robert Graves)


Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the imperial Roman dynasties. In I, Claudius he watches from the sidelines to record the reigns of its emperors: from the wise Augustus and his villainous wife Livia to the sadistic Tiberius and the insane excesses of Caligula. Written in the form of Claudius’ autobiography, this is the first part of Robert…


I Claudius

Pub Date : 2006-08-03 | Author : Robert Graves | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141911748
ISBN 13 : 0141911743

Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty..


I Claudius

Pub Date : 2013-04-01 | Author : Robert Graves | Publisher : Collector's Library

ISBN 10 : 1907360808
ISBN 13 : 9781907360800

The Julio-Claudian family possessed all the brutality and dysfunctionality of the Sopranos, but with fewer (or no) constraints on their power to injure outsiders or each other. Fro..


I Claudius

Pub Date : 2006-08-03 | Author : Robert Graves | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141188591
ISBN 13 : 0141188596

Bringing to life the subterfuge and double-dealing of Roman nobility, Robert Graves's I, Claudius brings the ancient world to life with startling clarity and meticulous realism. Th..


Claudius The God

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : Robert Graves | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780679725732
ISBN 13 : 0679725733

Depicts the turbulent life of a Roman emperor, reconstructing the decadence of the Roman world..



Robert Graves And The Classical Tradition

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : A. G. G. Gibson | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780198738053
ISBN 13 : 0198738056

This collection of essays provides the latest scholarship on Graves' historical fiction (for example in I, Claudius and Count Belisarius) and his use of mythical figures in his poe..


A Study Guide For Robert Graves S I Claudius

Pub Date : 2016-06-29 | Author : Gale, Cengage Learning | Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN 10 : 9781410349040
ISBN 13 : 1410349047

A Study Guide for Robert Graves's "I, Claudius," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author bio..


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