Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina - Section II, ch. 4-5 Summary & Analysis

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Section II, ch. 4-5 Summary

Caligula's Greek slave brings Herod Agrippa wine, which Herod Agrippa takes as a symbol of Caligula's loyalty. The slave also asks Marco to make Herod Agrippa's imprisonment as comfortable as possible. A German prisoner sees owl droppings on Herod's Agrippa's shoulder, which is a symbol of good luck. Marco smothers and kills Tiberius, and Herod Agrippa is released from prison after Tiberius' funeral. Herod Agrippa has the German prisoner freed as well. Herod Agrippa and Cypros are reunited; they travel to Alexandria to pay their respects to Alabarch and then visit their children in Jerusalem. Herodias is unsuccessful in rousing Antipas to jealousy concerning Herod Agrippa's position as the ruler of Bashan until she threatens not to speak or sleep with Antipas. Herod Agrippa learns of his uncle's intent to journey to Caligula and his letter, which...

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