This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Agrippa - Augustus's oldest friend.
Agrippina - She becomes the de facto leader of Rome's anti-Tiberius faction following Germanicus's death.
Athenodorus - He instills Claudius with self-confidence and a love of history.
Augustus Caesar - His greatest fault is his trust in his wife and his daughter.
Briseis - She has a dream that foretells the way in which Claudius will assume the position of Emperor.
Caligula - His reign as Emperor is marked by madness and capricious acts.
Calpurnia - Claudius's longtime mistress.
Cassius - He assassinates Caligula.
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