Special Edition: TrumPOTUS

Special Edition: TrumPOTUS

Just this one time, we ignore Augustus and Rome to do a special edition about what just happened. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/special-trumpotus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:35 — 93.1MB)Subscribe:...
#42 – Making Rome Great Again

#42 – Making Rome Great Again

Apart from reviving the traditional institutions, Octavian also starts rebuilding the physical infrastructure of Rome. He ordered the restoration of 82 temples within Rome. So he’s working hard to bring back a sense of religious order and a return to traditional...
Life of Augustus #41 – Princeps

Life of Augustus #41 – Princeps

Octavian gives a speech to the Senate, inviting each senator to look at his own reputation, wealth and ancestry and decide whether he was truly fit to belong to Rome’s most prestigious body. He reduces the number of senators and he is made ‘princeps...
Life of Augustus #40 – The Restoration

Life of Augustus #40 – The Restoration

Octavian is trying to restore some kind of normality to Rome. He hands out large wads of cash, opens the Temple to the Divine Julius and on 1 January 28 BCE begins his sixth consulship – this time with Agrippa – which they hold for the entire year, taking...
Life of Augustus #39 – Knee Deep In The Hoopla

Life of Augustus #39 – Knee Deep In The Hoopla

Octavian is running around settling affairs in the Middle East before he returns to Rome. Herod in Judaea visited Octavian to win his support. Octavian then does a peace treaty with the Parthians. Finally, in 29 BCE, Octavian finally returns to Rome to celebrate his...