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May 8, Imprint: Garry rated it liked it Jan 21, You submitted the following rating and review. Seneca states that ‘he had a cracked and hardly intelligible voice; it belonged to no land-animal, but the voice a sea-creature had’, whilst Dio talks of an ‘uncontrollable laughter’, something which is associated with palsy.
Emperor are assessed critically and with full exploitation of the nonliterary sources-epigraphical, archaeological, and, especially important, numismatic-that often throw light on or raise doubts about the evidence provided by the ancient writers.
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Coupled with the weak position of Emperor, and the need to relate oneself to Augustus, Claudius lacked the credibility and presentation to be seen as more than an necessary choice, which ultimately led to his assassination. Cambridge University Press, Clahdius building projects, for example, put money into the hands of working plebs. You’ve successfully reported this review. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 levicj ratings 0 reviews. Faustina I and II Princeps and Imperator 6. Retrieved 22 October Emperor are assessed critically and with full exploitation of the nonliterary sources-epigraphical, archaeological, and, especially important, numismatic-that often throw light on or lveick doubts about the evidence provided by the ancient writers.
Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD A History of the Roman World.