February 10, 2017

#51 – Dark Shadow

It’s late 23 BCE. Agrippa leaves Rome and makes his home in Lesbos. Rumours fly. Meanwhile there are still plagues, famine and natural disasters in Rome. […]
February 10, 2017

Inventing The Messiah

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January 20, 2017

#50 – Imperium

In 23 BCE Augustus fell very sick with man flu once again. It was so bad, everyone thought he was going to die. When he miraculously […]
January 13, 2017

#49 – Covered With Spots

When Augustus finally returns to Rome late in 24, he travels along newly restored roads that he had mostly paid for himself. They were adorned with […]
January 6, 2017

#48 – Man Flu

We’re back! First show of 2017! On his way back from Spain, Augustus falls deathly ill with man flu, which forces him to think about his […]
December 21, 2016

#47 – Festina Lente

It’s in Spain where we first see the new cautious Augustus. Instead of taking crazy risks, like he sometimes did when he was younger, now that […]
December 16, 2016

#46 – Milites

Augustus needed to decide on the size and shape of the army. How many soldiers would he need to maintain the borders and to expand them when desired? […]
December 9, 2016

#45 – Augustus Goes To Spain

Before Augustus leaves Rome, the gates of the Temple of Janus were re-opened, which means the peace is officially over. He’s going to war, to restore Roman […]
November 25, 2016

#44 – The Reluctant Dictator

With great reluctance, Octavian allows the Senate to refuse his resignation. It’s a brilliant piece of political theatre. And to celebrate, he gets a new name.  http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Augustus_44.mp3Podcast: Play […]