A weak intellect was against him.
Ann Book VI Chapter 46: Succession of Tiberius

And he likewise invented and published for use some new letters, having discovered, as he said, that even the Greek alphabet alphabet not been completed at once.
Ann Book XI Chapter 13: Claudius invents new letters.

Claudius, impatient as he was of a single life and submissive to the rule of wives.
Ann Book XII Chapter 1: Claudius marries again. The choice

Nor did Claudius, when he spoke with preparation, lack elegance
Ann Book XIII Chapter 3: The funeral of Claudius

an abortion of a man, that had only been begun, but never finished, by nature.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 3: Claudius as a young man.
By Antonia Augusta the Younger

for how he who talks so ill, should be able to declaim so clearly and properly, I cannot imagine."
Stn Claudius, Chapter 4: Augustus on Claudius.
By Augustus

Tiberius insisting to have him excused on account of his imbecility
Stn Claudius, Chapter 6: Public respect.
By Tiberius

When he indulged himself with sleep after eating, which was a common practice with him, the company used to throw olive-stones and dates at him
Stn Claudius, Chapter 8: During Caligula's reign (cont.)

e being the first of the Caesars who purchased the submission of the soldiers with money.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 10: Death of Caligula

He altered a clause added by Tiberius to the Papia-Poppaean Law, which inferred that men of sixty years of age were incapable of begetting children.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 23: Administration of justice (cont.)

He exonerated for ever the people of Troy from the payment of taxes, as being the founders of the Roman race;
Stn Claudius, Chapter 25: Administration of justice (cont.)

He banished from Rome all the Jews, who were continually making disturbances at the instigation of one Chrestus.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 25: Administration of justice (cont.)

The religious rites of the Druids, solemnized with such horrid cruelties, which had only been forbidden the citizens of Rome during the reign of Augustus, he utterly abolished among the Gauls.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 25: Administration of justice (cont.)

he was directed not so much by his own judgment, as by the influence of his wives and freedmen; for the most part acting in conformity to what their interests or fancies dictated.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 25: Administration of justice (cont.)

As I have been so unhappy in my unions, I am resolved to continue in future unmarried; and if I should not, I give you leave to stab me.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 26: His marriages.

He was outrageous in his laughter, and still more so in his wrath, for then he foamed at the mouth, and discharged from his nostrils. He also stammered in his speech, and had a tremulous motion of the head at all times, but particularly when he was engaged in any business, however trifling.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 30: His appearance.

It is said, too, that he intended to publish an edict, " allowing to all people the liberty of giving vent at table to any distention occasioned by flatulence," upon hearing of a person whose modesty, when under restraint, had nearly cost him his life.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 32: Entertainments.

He scarcely ever left the table until he had thoroughly crammed himself and drank to intoxication; and then he would immediately fall asleep, lying upon his back with his mouth open. While in this condition, a feather was put down his throat, to make him throw up the contents of his stomach. Upon composing himself to rest, his sleep was short, and he usually awoke before midnight; but he would sometimes sleep in the daytime
Stn Claudius, Chapter 33: His other habits.

His cruel and sanguinary disposition was exhibited upon great as well as trifling occasions. When any person was to be put to the torture, or criminal punished for parricide, he was impatient for the execution, and would have it performed in his own presence.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 34: His cruelty.

But the characteristics most predominant in him were fear and distrust….When Camillus formed his plot against him, not doubting but his timidity might be worked upon without a war, he wrote to him a scurrilous, petulant, and threatening letter, desiring him to resign the government, and betake himself to a life of privacy. Upon receiving this requisition, he had some thoughts of complying with it, and summoned together the principal men of the city, to consult with them on the subject.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 35: Fear and distrust.

Having heard some loose reports of conspiracies formed against him, he was so much alarmed that he thought of immediately abdicating the government.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 36: Fear and distrust (cont.)

He … declared in some short speeches which he published, that he had only feigned imbecility in the reign of Gaius, because otherwise it would have been impossible for him to have escaped
Stn Claudius, Chapter 38: Passion and resentment.

Many of those whom he had condemned to death, he ordered the day after to be invited to his table, and to game with him
Stn Claudius, Chapter 39: Indifference and unconcern.

He besides invented three new letters, and added them to the former alphabet, as highly necessary.
Stn Claudius, Chapter 41: Claudius invents new letters