Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus was our emperor from 41 to 54 CE. During the early stages of his life, he was seen as a disgrace to his family due to his physical disabilities, his own mother said: "a monster of a man, not finished but merely begun by Dame Nature". Claudius was held back by his family and lived a life of gambling and drinking. However he became one of the greatest and brightest emperor's we have ever seen. This is his story:
The day started as any other, Claudius was walking around the library when he heard a disturbing sound outside.
No! Please don't
The praetorian Guard, the sworn protectors of the Roman Emperor, assassinated Caligula, his wife and child.
Find Claudius. Now!
Claudius heard the commotion and went to hide
When the Praetorian Guard found him, they did not kill him, they saluted him as the new emperor