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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Claudius, Chapter 46: Death of Claudius. Presages.[54 AD]
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The chief presages of his death were, the appearance of a comet, the monument of Drusus, his father being struck by lightning, and the death of many magistrates of all ranks that year. It appears from several circumstances, that he [Note 1] was sensible of his approaching dissolution, and made no secret of it. For when he nominated the consuls, he appointed no one to fill the office beyond the month in which he died. At the last assembly of the senate in which he made his appearance, he earnestly exhorted his two sons [Note 2] to unity with each other, and with earnest entreaties commended to the senators the care of their tender years. And in the last cause he heard from the tribunal, he repeatedly declared in open court, " That he was now arrived at the last stage of mortal existence; "  whilst all who heard it shrunk at hearing these ominous words.

Note 1: he = Claudius
Note 2: sons = Britannicus and Nero

Event: Death of Claudius