February 27, 2018

SPECIAL – Dr Richard Carrier

A special philosophy episode. Nothing at all to do with Augustus or Rome. No Ray. Just me and a special guest – Dr. Richard Carrier, who […]
February 22, 2018

#88 – Ab Urbe Condita Libri

* Claudius was encouraged to take up writing history by the man who himself wrote one of the greatest histories during Aug’s reign – Titus Livius, […]
February 15, 2018

#87 – Killing Lions

* Caius and Lucius presided over games including one where 260 lions were killed in the Circus Maximus which was built by the first Etruscan king […]
February 10, 2018

#86 – The Genius Of Augustus

* Caius and Lucius seem unaffected by Julia’s exile. * She probably hadn’t had much to do with their upbringing for quite a while. * She […]
January 21, 2018

Live From Durham

A quick hello from our hotel room in Durham, North Carolina. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Durham_Love_Nest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:02 — 42.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android […]
January 10, 2018

#85 – Ovid & Julia

* In 2 BCE, Aug turned 60 and was made consul for the 13th time. * Lucius Caesar turned 15 and became a man. * He […]
January 7, 2018

#84 – Herod’s Pig (audio fixed)

* Augustus is left all alone to run the empire. * In 5 BCE he becomes consul for the 12th time – 18 years since the […]
December 31, 2017

#83 – Tiberius Quits (fixed)

Sorry folks. I messed up the first file. Here’s the correct episode. Tiberius suddenly declared he wanted to withdraw from public life. Something happened. Behind the […]
December 15, 2017

#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 […]