June 8, 2018

#99 – Papa Don’t Preach

Before the news of Varus’ defeat had reached Rome, one of Augustus’ main concerns in 9 CE was how unpopular his legislation encouraging marriage and raising of […]
June 2, 2018

#98 – State Of Shock

News of Varus’ defeat reached Rome only five days after the victory celebrations from the Balkan war.  Click on the banner and use the coupon code […]
May 18, 2018


The downfall of Ovid and the rise of Arminius.   Click on the banner and use the coupon code LOC to get 25% off your first […]
May 11, 2018

#96 – The Grandkids

The downfall of Julia’s surviving children, Agrippa Postumus and Julia the Younger. Click on the banner and use the coupon code LOC to get 25% off […]
May 5, 2018

#95 – Thumbs

* While all this is going on with the Dalmatians, there are problems in other provinces as well. * We hear of campaigning going on in….. […]
April 20, 2018

#94 – The Great Illyrian Revolt

* Apparently this kind of pride was enough for Augustus to decide they had to go. * Bodacious must have seen it coming, because he built […]
April 13, 2018

#93 – Bodacious

And overnight, Tibbo goes from being invisible to being the Number Two man in Rome again! * WHO DOES NUMBER TWO WORK FOR * Oh he […]
April 7, 2018

#92 – The James Brown Shuffle

* By the time news of Caius’ death had reached Rome it was some time in late March, 4 CE. * Aug mourned but also hurried […]
March 26, 2018

#91 – All By Myself

* Keep in mind that by the standards of the day, jokes about deformities were pretty mild. * Remember those speeches Cicero gave about Mark Antony? […]