Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

When one of the praetorian prefects joins the conspirators, they decide it’s time to act. But they can’t agree on a plan. It takes a woman to move things along. data-episode-id="949649" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true"> The...
Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

Nero #25 – Effeminate Vice

We’re talking about the Pisonian Conspiracy of 65. Who started it and why? Theories involve an angry poet and an angry gay man seeking revenge. data-episode-id="945062" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true"> The Complete Premium Caesar:...
Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

NERO #24 – The Pisonian Conspiracy

Picking up after the Great Fire of Rome in the year 64 CE, we find Nero taxing everyone heavily to pay for the rebuilding of Rome and his palace. This, as well as the rumours that he started the fire, leads to the Pisonian Conspiracy. data-episode-id="942659"...
Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

NERO #23 – The Great Fire Of Rome

If there’s one thing most people know about the Emperor Nero, it’s that he fiddled while Rome burned and that he falsely blamed the Christians. But how much of those stories are true? To find out, I’m joined today by Stephen Dando-Collins, author of “The Great Fire Of...
Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

NERO #22 – CONSTANTINE AT THE BRIDGE

We’re jumping out of our Nero timeline this week to talk to Stephen Dando-Collins about his new book, “Constantine At The Bridge – How the battle of the Milvian Bridge Created Christian Rome”, which examines the background of the events that lead to the famous...
Nero #26 – The Circus Games (take 3)

NERO #21 – PROMISCUOUS THONG

When Nero talks about going to Greece, to take his one-man theatre show on the road, the Romans complain. They don’t want him to leave! So he decided to show them how much he loves them – by throwing the craziest party ever seen in Rome. And that’s really saying...