January 29, 2016

Life Of Augustus – #13 – The Build Up To Philippi

The Triumvirs go on the offensive and prepare to engage Brutus and Cassius, and their massive army, in Macedonia. The triumvirs and the assassins control the […]
January 23, 2016

Life Of Augustus – #12 – The New Roman Elite

LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS! Again! but this time… we’re a little worse for wear. On this episode we discuss more stories from the proscriptions but also […]
January 13, 2016

Life Of Augustus – #11 – Cicero’s Finale

LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS! The first thing the Second Triumvirate did was a little bit of the ol’ mass murder aka THE PROSCRIPTIONS. One of the […]
December 29, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #10 – The Second Triumvirate

On 19 August 43 BCE, Octavian was elected consul at the age of 19, ten months and 26 days. No-one so young had ever held the […]
December 19, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #09 – Cicero’s Fatal Mistake

Battles continue between Antony, Octavian and the consuls, Hirtius and Pansa. By the end of the episode, two of the four are dead. Decimus escapes from Mutina […]
December 10, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #08 – Robert Harris

Today we are joined by the one and only Robert Harris – author of many bestsellers, including FATHERLAND and his CICERO trilogy. The final chapter of […]
December 4, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #07 – The Praetorian Guard

Hirtius, Octavian and Pansa march to Mutina to support Decimus and fight Antony. At the battle of Forum Gallorum, Octavian and Antony’s respective praetorian guards go […]
November 28, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #06 – Cicero’s Big Gamble

Cicero realises that the only way to stop Antony is for the Senate to align themselves with the young Caesar. He delivers his Third Philippic against […]
November 22, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #05 – Another Civil War Begins

Shit gets real in this episode! Two of Mark Antony’s legions desert to Octavian and Antony finally confronts one of Caesar’s assassins with force – Decimus Brutus. […]