Life Of Augustus – #17 – FOOFIKINS!

Life Of Augustus – #17 – FOOFIKINS!

Well the tensions between Octavian and Mark Antony are heating up again in this episode. Only one thing stands between them – FOOFIKINS! Today’s episode is again brought to you by HILLSDALE COLLEGE and their free online course on WINSTON CHURCHILL. Get on...
Life Of Augustus – #16 – The Battle Of Perusia

Life Of Augustus – #16 – The Battle Of Perusia

Octavian pursues Lucius Antonius and traps him in the city of Perusia (modern Perugia) for several months. Lucius eventually surrenders, some people are forgiven, others are executed, and the entire city is burned to the ground. Today’s episode is again brought...
Life Of Augustus – #15 – Carpe Diem

Life Of Augustus – #15 – Carpe Diem

After the battle of Philippi, Antony went east to squeeze money out of various kings and just to squeeze Cleopatra, while poor Octavian got the shittiest job in Rome – taking land away from Italian citizens and giving it to retiring soldiers. This made him no...
Life Of Augustus – #14 – The Battle/s of Philippi

Life Of Augustus – #14 – The Battle/s of Philippi

Here it is – and it’s a big one (that’s what she said). Four men enter – two men leave. The showdown to determine the fate of Rome. It’s the final battle in the Wars of the Second Triumvirate between the forces of Mark Antony and Octavian...