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. […]
November 6, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #04 – Antony v Cicero

In this episode, Octavian throws a party, the Ludi Victoriae Caesaris, Antony is growing more powerful, Cicero delivers his First “Philippic”, Antony’s army from Macedonia starts arriving in Brundisium, Octavian […]
October 30, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #03 – The Featured Players

We discuss the other key players who are playing a role in Rome in 44/43 BCE – Marcus Antonius, Dolabella and Lepidus, Brutus and Cassius. There’s […]
October 23, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #02 – Going Rome

Octavius changes his name to Gaius Julius Caesar – but we call him Octavian so as not to confuse him with the other guy. He makes […]
October 9, 2015

Life Of Augustus – #01 – Introduction

On the 19th August, 14 CE, 767 years after the founding of Rome, nearly exactly 2001 years ago, the first Emperor of Rome, Augustus, finally died, […]
September 30, 2014

Julius Caesar #20 – Caesar Grows A Beard

After he returned from Britain in 54BCE, Julius Caesar learned that his mother and daughter had both died. As his daughter was happily married to Pompey, […]
September 18, 2014

Julius Caesar #19 – Invading Britain AGAIN

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. That was the motto of Julius Caesar. Well… try once more, anyway. After the huge reception […]
September 5, 2014

Julius Caesar #18 – Invading Britain

With his control over Gaul cemented and the triumvirate’s hold on Rome secure, Caesar decides it is finally time to set foot on the mythical land […]
August 23, 2014

Julius Caesar – CONSUL #2 – Jamie Redfern

Our second guest on the Consul series is Jamie Redfern, history podcaster! You might know Jamie from his acclaimed “The History Of” podcasts, including “The History […]