Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina - Section X, ch. 25-26 Summary & Analysis

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Section X, ch. 25-26 Summary

Claudius celebrates the first annual festival in honor of his British triumph by distributing money to the needy populace. The astrologer, Barbillus, predicts a solar eclipse, an unlucky omen, on Claudius' birthday. Claudius reveals this to the people in order to discourage assassination attempts. Asinius Gallus attempts a revolt but is caught and banished. Although the harbor at Ostia is not quite finished, it is progressing and everything is going well for Rome and Claudius. Aulus consolidates the British victory by the addition of many Belgic tribes. Claudius' children grow strong, and Claudius reforms Senate. Claudius restores Greece and Macedonia to the list of Senatorial provinces. Messalina enrages Claudius against Asiaticus, which is the reason for the reformation of the Senate. She tells her husband that the eldest Petra brother revealed to Asiaticus that he had a...

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