Otho #4 – 666

Otho #4 – 666

Pagans and Christians continued to believe Nero would return, either as the Antichrist or as the precursor to the Antichrist. But is the number of the beast 666 or 616? Just a reminder – this episode, and the rest of our new series, will available exclusively to...
Otho #4 – 666

Otho #3 – The Return of Nero

As soon as Nero was declared dead by the Senate, rumours started appearing that he was still alive, just in hiding, waiting for the right time to re-claim the throne. Those stories persisted… for centuries. Just a reminder – this episode, and the rest of our new...
Otho #4 – 666

Otho #2 – The March of Vitellius

Vitellius starts his march on Rome with seven legions. He’s 54, popular with his men, and a good career behind him. But his troops’ reasons for supporting his bid for emperor may have less to do with him, and more to do with their own interests. On the other hand,...
Otho #4 – 666

Otho #1 – Head

With Galba dead, Otho is made the new emperor of Rome. Long may he reign. Just a reminder – this episode, and the rest of our new series, will available exclusively to our subscribers. Join now for less than a cup of coffee.  If you're seeing this message, it...
Galba #4 – What Is Best for Rome

Galba #4 – What Is Best for Rome

At the altar of Apollo, Galba was still praying to the gods to protect him and the empire, when suddenly he got news that a senator of unknown identity was being conducted to the Praetorian barracks with an armed guard. A little while later the man was identified as...
Galba #4 – What Is Best for Rome

Galba #3 – A Plot Against The Throne

Otho didn’t take the news of Piso being chosen as Galba’s heir very well. He’d already been screwed over by one emperor and he bloody well wasn’t going to let it happen a second time. A plot is formed to usurp the throne. Just a reminder – this episode, and the...