Julius Caesar #28 – The Die Is Cast… Bitches

Julius Caesar #28 – The Die Is Cast… Bitches

We go into excruciating detail about the political machinations between Caesar and his enemies in Rome that lead up to the fateful day (10 or 11 January 49 BCE) when Caesar declares "The Die Is Cast" and crosses the Rubicon river that marks the boundary between Gaul...
Julius Caesar #27 – Meanwhile Back In Rome…

Julius Caesar #27 – Meanwhile Back In Rome…

We jump back to 54 BCE and talk about what's been happening in Rome while Caesar has been stomping on Gaul. Massive political corruption. Pompey is made sole Consul. Laws are deliberately passed that make it impossible for Caesar to return to Rome without facing...
Alexander Free Xmas Taste Test

Alexander Free Xmas Taste Test

For those of you who haven’t subscribed to our new Life Of Alexander series yet, here’s a free taste test, our Xmas gift to you. It’s the first episode! If you have already subscribed and already heard it, please indulge us…. and listen again!...
Julius Caesar #26 – Gaul Is Conquered

Julius Caesar #26 – Gaul Is Conquered

You'd think that after they got their ass smacked HARD (and not in the good way) at Alesia, the rest of Gaul would have just crumbled - but not so. A few tribes still thought they could bring Caesar down and so he spent his winter of 52/51 BCE taking on the Bellovaci,...
Julius Caesar – CONSUL #12 – Josho Brouwers

Julius Caesar – CONSUL #12 – Josho Brouwers

Josho Brouwers is the editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine – the only print (and online) magazine focused on the military history of the ancient world, ca. 3000 BC to AD 500. Each bi-monthly edition is centered on a specific theme and beautifully illustrated with...