Life Of Augustus – #03 – The Featured Players

Life Of Augustus – #03 – The Featured Players

We discuss the other key players who are playing a role in Rome in 44/43 BCE – Marcus Antonius, Dolabella and Lepidus, Brutus and Cassius. There’s another civil war brewing – it smells like 49 BCE all over again. Links: Spotify Playlist...
Life Of Augustus – #02 – Going Rome

Life Of Augustus – #02 – Going Rome

Octavius changes his name to Gaius Julius Caesar – but we call him Octavian so as not to confuse him with the other guy. He makes his way to Rome to meet with Mark Antony  and get his cash – but it’s not going to plan. So he goes to visit Cicero near...
Life Of Augustus – #01 – Introduction

Life Of Augustus – #01 – Introduction

On the 19th August, 14 CE, 767 years after the founding of Rome, nearly exactly 2001 years ago, the first Emperor of Rome, Augustus, finally died, at 75 years of age. His great-uncle and adoptive father, Julius Caesar, the most brilliant and successful general in...