Augustus Caesar #82 – The Rise Of Gaius and Lucius

Augustus Caesar #82 – The Rise Of Gaius and Lucius

Tiberius is riding high, the last man standing – until he starts to be overshadowed by Gaius and Lucius Caesar, Augustus’ adopted sons. It is declared that both will become Consul when they are 20 years old. Meanwhile Tiberius is sent away to Parthia. Cam...
Augustus Caesar #81 – Tiberius’ Triumph

Augustus Caesar #81 – Tiberius’ Triumph

Livia is the Melania Trump of Rome. Julia falls pregnant to Tiberius but the baby is stillborn, which is the beginning of the end for them. Tiberius crosses the Rhine in case the Germanic tribes think the death of Drusus means they are free. To make him feel special,...
Augustus Caesar #80 – Slave Children Pets

Augustus Caesar #80 – Slave Children Pets

We’re back after a short break. To be fair, this episode started off pretty simple. But quickly it went to some pretty dark places. We’re sorry. You might want to listen to this alone, in a dark room, with a shower handy. Don’t forget to check out...
Augustus Caesar #79 – Drusus Breaks A Leg

Augustus Caesar #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 Claudius. 9 BCE – Drusus becomes consul. Then he goes back to Germany where he is...
Augustus Caesar #78 – Drusus Goes Deep

Augustus Caesar #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 the Rhine. Around the winter of 13-12 BCE, there was another raid by German warriors into the Roman provinces. It was...
Augustus Caesar #77 – Trump v Caesar

Augustus Caesar #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 Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar in New York depicted Caesar as Donald Trump. We decided that as WE...