#56 – Let It All Hang Out

#56 – Let It All Hang Out

For the people in the provinces, Augustus was just the latest in a long line of foreign rulers, like the Greeks and the Persians before him. For Augustus, the provinces provided him with the opportunity to let it all hang out....
#55 – Augustus Goes To Sicily

#55 – Augustus Goes To Sicily

In the year 22 BCE, Augustus went to Sicily, Rome’s oldest overseas province. But the people aren’t prepared to let him go that easily. They start burning shit down and breaking the furniture, until he pays them attention – and sends Agrippa home....
#54 – Gary Arndt

#54 – Gary Arndt

Gary Arndt has been everywhere. Which is why his blog is called Everything Everywhere. Since 2007 he’s been travelling nearly non-stop, taking photos – and has been named  Travel Photographer of the Year three times. He joined us on Skype from an...
#53 – The CrackDown

#53 – The CrackDown

The Primus Affair continues. Shortly after, there’s another scandal – the Fannius Caepio conspiracy. It’s time for Augustus to crack down. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Augustus_53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
#52 – The Primus Affair

#52 – The Primus Affair

The people try to convince Augustus to become dictator. He refuses. Then the proconsul of Macedonia, Marcus Primus, is brought up on serious charges of ruining the reputation of Rome. He blames his actions – on Augustus!...