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Show 60 - The Celtic Holocaust

Julius Caesar is our travel guide as he takes us through his murderous subjugation of the native Celtic tribal...

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Caligula #16 – Bless The Rains

Sometime around the year 40, Caligula executed Ptolemy, the king of Africa Proconsularis and Roman ally. It's usually...

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Caligula #22 – The Foot Stomp

The final conspiracy against Caligula involved Cassius Chaerea, an officer of the Praetorian Guard; Callistus,...

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Caligula #25 – The Partial Historians

In this special post-series wrap up episode of Caligula, I'm joined by my fellow Aussie history podcasters, Dr G and...

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Caligula #5 – Caligula’s Popularity

We all think we know something of the story of Caligula. We have a picture of him as a destructive monster, an insane...

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Caligula #19 – Lindsay Powell on Caligula

Ray recently interviewed Lindsay Powell about Caligula. I asked Ray for show notes. This is what he gave me. "We...

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Tiberius #25 – The Battle For Thrace

The one about the military situation during Tibbo’s reign, Jesus murdering a herd of pigs in cold blood, Rhescuporis...

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Caligula #20 – Hairy Antipasto

Caligula got back to Rome around May 40 but stayed outside of the city until he could celebrate his ovation on his...

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Caligula #23.b – Finicky Anus

There's nothing worse than having a Finicky Anus aka Lucius Annius Vinicianus. According to Josephus, Vinicianus was...

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Claudius #3 – The Emperor

When Caligula was assassinated in 41, Claudius hid in a room of the palace called the Hermaeum, and then behind a...

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Caligula #14 – The Great Purge

Caligula built a 3-mile long bridge over the Bay of Naples. Why? So he could ride over it to prove someone wrong....

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Claudius #1 – The Monster

The first 50 years of Tiberius Claudius Nero's life was a mixture of wealth, power and cruelty. With symptoms similar...

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Tiberius #1 – Killing Aggy P

And so it was that in the year 767 Ab Urb Condita, 14 AD if you’re a Christian, or 14 CE if you’re secular Or, if […]

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Caligula #21 – Anthony Poulton-Smith

My guest today is Anthony Poulton-Smith - Freelance Journalist, Author of 78 books, and many more articles,...

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Tiberius #7 – Lindsay Powell, Germanicus

We are very excited to welcome back to the show our favourite history detective Lindsay Powell, author of several...

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The Psychopath Economy – Introduction

Listen to me read the INTRODUCTION to my new book THE PSYCHOPATH ECONOMY. And you only have until 20 March to...

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Tiberius #27 – The Son Of God

Tiberius, unlike Augustus, was only generous with financial help on rare occasions. And he stopped the urban...

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