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I, Claudius wrap-up coming soon

In honor of finishing I, Claudius -- and trying to get back in the blogging saddle -- I'm posting another, more recent example of historical re-examination and revision.

At first this may seem quite different from Robert Graves' 1934 novel about the famously stutter-struck (future) emperor of Rome, but upon closer examination, I think you'll find that both use an unusual format, a strong dose of satire, and varying degrees of irreverance to get at something perhaps a little closer to the actual events of the past than the more "official" histories.

With that, I give you Drunk History, Volume 3:

Hat tip: Quietmind