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Claudius The God

Author : Robert Graves
ISBN : 9780795336997
Genre : Fiction
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In this sequel to I, Claudius, the story of the Roman Emperor—on which the award-winning BBC TV series was based—continues . . . In I, Claudius, Robert Graves began the story of the limping, stammering young man who is suddenly thrust onto the throne after the death of Caligula. In Claudius the God, Graves continues the story, detailing Claudius’s thirteen-year reign and his ultimate downfall. Painting the vivid, tumultuous, and decadent society of ancient Rome with spectacular detail, Robert Graves provides a tale that is instructive, compelling, and difficult to put down for both casual readers and students of Roman history.
Category: Fiction

Claudius The God

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ISBN : OCLC:221018692
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SUMMARY:Other title information: "the troublesome reign of Tiberus Claudius Caesar, Emperor of the Romans (born 10 B. C., died 54 A. D.) as described by himself also his murder at the hands of the notorius Agrippina (Mother of the Emperor Nero) and his susequent deification as described by others"

I Claudius

Author : Robert Graves
ISBN : 9780141911748
Genre : Fiction
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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 Graves's brilliant account of the madness and debauchery of ancient Rome, and stands as one of the most celebrated, gripping historical novels ever written. Includes an introduction by Barry Unsworth.
Category: Fiction

Claudius Caesar

Author : Josiah Osgood
ISBN : 9780521881814
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A study of the reign of Claudius (AD 41-54), exploring what it can tell us about the developing Roman Empire.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

100 Must Read Historical Novels

Author : Nick Rennison
ISBN : 9781408136065
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Historical fiction is a hugely popular genre of fiction providing fictional accounts or dramatizations of historical figures or events. This latest guide in the highly successful Bloomsbury Must-Reads series depicts 100 of the finest novels published in this sector, with a further 500 recommendations. A wide range of classic works and key authors are covered: Peter Ackroyd, Margaret Attwood, Sarah Waters, Victor Hugo and Robert Louis Stevenson to name a few. If you want to expand your reading in this area, or gain a deeper understanding of the genre - this is the best place to start! Inside you'll find: - An extended Introduction to historical fiction - 100 titles highlighted A-Z by novel with 500 Read-on recommendations - Read-on-a-theme categories - Award winners and book club recommendations
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Yesterday S Bestsellers

Author : Brian M. Stableford
ISBN : 9780809509065
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A study of the popluar fiction of the past.
Category: Literary Criticism

God S Timetable

Author : Daniel F. Stramara
ISBN : 9781630876630
Genre : Religion
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Sets of seven. 666. The Whore of Babylon and the Seven-headed Beast. How would first-century readers have heard these things? One can get at an answer by asking, How does the Book of Revelation compare with contemporaneous Jewish apocalypses? God's Timetable unlocks the hitherto unseen Jewish background to the Apocalypse based on the seven weeks leading up to Pentecost, the Harvest Feast. The meaning of Revelation suddenly becomes clearer. Stramara situates the Book of Revelation in its original context as a prophetic work regarding the end of the world, the final harvest, and Jesus as the fulfillment of expectations.
Category: Religion