Book Quotes – Robert Graves

“Caligula listened affably to the Greek embassy, but dismissed the Jews with angry threats, as Herod had foreseen, telling them that he did not wish to hear any more talk about Augustus’ promises to them of religious toleration: Augustus, he shouted, had been dead a long time now and his edicts were out of date and absurd. ‘I am your God and you shall have no other God but me’ “

 

From I Claudius by Robert Graves (1934)

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