November 4, 2017

#79 – Drusus Breaks A Leg

10 BCE – Drusus barely escapes from Germany. Augustus celebrates his 52nd birthday. Octavia dies. Antonia gives birth to Tiberius Claudius Drusus – the future emperor […]
October 27, 2017

#78 – Drusus Goes Deep

In 12 BCE, Drusus completed a census in the three Gauls. The other thing Drusus was responsible for during this period was getting ready to cross […]
October 20, 2017

#77 – Trump v Caesar

A very special episode. Over the last 12 months, there’s been a ton of articles in the media comparing Donald Trump to Julius Caesar. A recent […]
October 6, 2017

#76 – Immortal Glory

The loss of Agrippa was a huge blow, but Tiberius and Drusus stepped up. However, now Augustus’ daughter Julia was now single again. Who could he […]
September 28, 2017

#75 – The Wind Beneath My Wings

Augustus buries Agrippa. After the funeral, attention turned to the matter of Agrippa’s will and the disbursement of his enormous estate. Work began on the Ara […]
September 22, 2017

#74 – Agrippa Dies

Agrippa returned to Rome in 13, stayed a few months, long enough to knock Julia up again, then left to deal with some military problems in […]
September 8, 2017

#73 – Pope Augustus

When Lepidus finally died in 13 BCE, Augustus finally accepted the title of Pontifex Maximus, the chief priest of Rome. It gave him the responsibility for […]
September 1, 2017

#72 – #DBAC

Augustus brought better roads, wine and a taste for the nicer things in life to the Gauls. He also brought other aspects of Roman culture, like […]
August 25, 2017

#71 – Drusus Goes Up The Aenus

Augustus goes back to Gaul and brings his stepsons, Drusus and Tiberius, to help conquer the hilltop tribes in the Swiss Alps. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Augustus_71.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]