Published January 1995
by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English
|Contributions||Frederick Davidson (Contributor)|
|The Physical Object|
Sadly "Claudius the God" doesn't quite sustain the earlier standard. It has too many digressions and wordy passages that, while providing important historical facts, serve to deprive us of the intimate and intriguing relationship we enjoy in the first book. Claudius never quite regains center stage, nor the intimacy that "I Claudius" so by: 1. Addeddate Identifier claudiusthegod Identifier-ark ark://tzr1w Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Buy a cheap copy of Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina book by Robert Graves. Picking up where the extraordinarily interesting I, Claudius ends, Claudius the God tells the tale of Claudius year reign as Emperor of Rome. Naturally, it ends Free shipping over $/5(5). Claudius the God provides just as scintillating a look into Claudius's reign as the previous book did into Augustus's, Tiberias's, and Caligula's. But it's also a more ponderous journey, and the exploration of the Empire as a whole does pale in comparison to the lively soap I, Claudius was one of my most riveting reads of the year/5.
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, Graves provides a tale that is instructive, compelling, and difficult to put down for both casual readers and students of Roman : RosettaBooks. I enjoyed "Claudius the God" even more. "Claudius the God", like "I, Claudius" is top-shelf historical fiction, beautifully written, with perfect narration. What's better in this second book is that Claudius really comes into his own, grows as a character, and fulfills his potential. Two separate volumes of 'I, Claudius' and 'Claudius the God'. 'I, Claudius' (pp), was first published by Arthur Barker in , this is an umpteenth edition of , 'Claudius the God' (pp) also first published in , this is reprint edition of 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. Graves portrays Claudius as a sympathetic character rather than the bumbling idiot that he is seen as throughout history.
Buy Claudius the God (Penguin Modern Classics) New Ed by Graves, Robert, Unsworth, Barry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(). I, Claudius was one of the dark horse surprises of Claudius, the God is, if possible, an even better book. A sequel, it carries on from where the earlier book left off, but it is complete in itself, and can stand on its own merits. A good chance, however, for a plus sale of the first book. Same gossipy style, keen sense of the dramatic, brilliant characterization. Synopsis Following the popularity of CSA Word's 4CD set of "I Claudius", "Claudius the God" arrives in by popular customer demand. We strongly anticipate Derek Jacobi to read, although this is still to be confirmed. 'Claudius the God' continues the story of Emperor Claudius, read in the /5(5). A sequel, Claudius the God, followed in Both of these novels were combined and adapted into an award-winning television show by the BBC, also called I, Claudius. The Modern Library ranked I, Claudius fourteenth on its list of the Best English-Language Novels of the 20th Century in