ancient rome podcasts

Episode 21: The Queen of Bithynia

Gaius Julius Caesar is super famous. If you know one Roman, you know him. This is the story of his youth.

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Episode 20: The Spartacus One-Shot

We're re-publishing our earlier podcast dealing with Spartacus, because it sort of makes sense.

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Episode 19: Pompey, the Joker, and the Riddler

Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus, classical antiquity's greatest also-ran, gets examined in a hip, refreshing biographical...

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Episode 17: Enter Marius

The Gracchi brothers live fast, die young while redefining the Plebeian Tribunate. Then Marius saves Rome from...

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Episode 16: Curmudgeons and the Third Punic War

The Romans will expand ever Eastward, in a backwards understanding of Manifest Destiny. At the end they'll realize...

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Episode 15: The Second Punic War Part II

The Second Punic War was a huge deal! This podcast was a doozy, so we split it into twain parts. This is the second.

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Episode 14: The Second Punic War Part I

The Second Punic War was a huge deal! This podcast was a doozy, so we split it into twain parts. This is the first.

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Episode 13: The First Punic War

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to real history. We kick off our new series of podcasts chronicling not made up events...

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Episode 12: Fifty Years of Samnites

Deprava takes a vacation, so Sagramore and Aemilia tackle the 3 Samnite wars as a bident of Roman history.We're...

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Episode 11: The Licinian and Sextian Laws

Well, we're back into boring nothingness happening for a stretch of time. Lots of fighting with interchangeable...

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Episode 10: Camillus and the Sack of Rome

What's this, things happen? Why yes, thanks to the newly discovered ability to "skip the boring parts," we finally...

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Episode 9: Wait, Military Tribunes?

The period that will never end continues. Only 200 more years before we get to actual history. Meanwhile, here are...

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Episode 8: Appius Claudius, History's Biggest Jerk

And now we come to the tale of Appius Claudius, and how he was the Platonic Form of asshole. Note: We're incorrect...

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Episode 7: Cincinnatus, Eventually

Finally, we get to someone you might have heard of, the dictator Cincinnatus. But first we go through yet more wars...

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Episode 6: Ten Years of War and Agrarian Laws

And now we cover a decade's worth of Livy probably making a lot of stuff up. We first run into agrarian laws, the...

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Episode 5: The Death of Publicola to the Tale of Coriolanus

More of the Early Republic era, where most stories are made up parables about how it's good to support the state and...

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Episode 4: The Birth of the Republic to the Death of Publicola

Having expelled the monarchy, the fledgeling Roman Republic takes its first steps, which mostly include going to war...

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Episode 3: The Tarquins

A double dose of podcasts this time. We continue our Roman History series with the conclusion of the Monarchy period,...

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Episode 2: Numa to Ancus

A double dose of podcasts this time. We continue our Roman History series with the conclusion of the Monarchy period,...

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