Tiberius #7 –  Lindsay Powell, Germanicus

Tiberius #7 – Lindsay Powell, Germanicus

We are very excited to welcome back to the show our favourite history detective Lindsay Powell, author of several terrific books on Agrippa, Augustus and Germanicus. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Tibbo_7.mp3Podcast: Play in new...
Tiberius #6 – Pulling Out

Tiberius #6 – Pulling Out

Germs got a FULL triumph and a triumphal arch, which was erected the following year only 150 yards from the arch erected by Augustus to celebrate the return of the standards from Parthia. This suggests Tibbo wanted people to think about the campaign as about...
Tiberius #5 – Lèse-majesté

Tiberius #5 – Lèse-majesté

After witnessing the Varus killing fields, They were furious and wanted revenge against Arminius and the Cherusci. Maybe Germs had calculated this? Or maybe it was an accident? With the Bructeri out of reach Germanicus set out in pursuit of Arminius, who skillfully...
Tiberius #4 – The Return of Herman

Tiberius #4 – The Return of Herman

Remember Arminius, the leader of the Cherusci tribe of Germans? The complete bad-ass who took down Quinctilius Varus at the Varian Disaster  aka the Clades Variana aka The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ? Well around 14 he’s having some issues with his father-in-law,...
Tiberius #3 – The Troops Are Revolting

Tiberius #3 – The Troops Are Revolting

Poor Tiberius has to live up to Augustus! He’s already rich. He’s inherited Augustus’ fortune. He could just retire, get a nice little house by the beach, with a pool, some pretty girls, Netflix and chill for the rest of his life. Why should he deal with all of the...
Tiberius #2 – The Confirmation

Tiberius #2 – The Confirmation

As you might recall from our last series, Tiberius came from several impressive families. He was, of course, the adopted son of Augustus, and therefore a Caesar. He was also a Claudian via his father. The Claudians were one of the most prominent patrician houses at...