March 29, 2019

Tiberius #24 – The Virgin Birth Defence

Tiberius’ position on maiestas (treason) started to harden over time. By the year 22, according to Tacitus, the charge of maiestas was pretty standard in most trials.  Meanwhile, Aemilia Lepida […]
March 21, 2019

Tiberius #23 – Gold Of Tolosa

TIbbo bans the Druids and loves to sit in on court cases, giving his opinion on the guilt or innocence of the accused, even when nobody […]
March 18, 2019

The Psychopath Economy – Introduction

Listen to me read the INTRODUCTION to my new book THE PSYCHOPATH ECONOMY. And you only have until 20 March to pre-order your copy!      […]
March 14, 2019

Tiberius #22 – Partial Party

It’s a very special episode! Cam is joined by hilarious fellow Aussies Dr Fiona Radford and Dr Peta Greenfield from The Partial Historians podcast to discuss […]
March 1, 2019

Tiberius #21 – Nice Guy Tibbo

More stories from the ancient sources about what a nice guy Tibbo was. Most of the time. In the early years. Before he went all sex-dungeon-y. […]
February 22, 2019

Tiberius #20 – Tacco Is Backo

In the year 21 CE, Tacfarinas, the African Arminius, is still causing trouble for the poor old Romans. So Tibbo, who is busy, off building his […]
February 16, 2019

Tiberius #19 – The Tacfarinas Conundrum

We’re still looking at stories showing how moderate Tiberius was in the early years – and how the Senate gradually became more and more useless. One […]
January 29, 2019

Tiberius #18 – The Sensitive Clutorius

We look at some of the controversies that Drusus had to deal with when he was sole consul in the year 21 CE. For example – Caecina Severus […]
January 24, 2019

Tiberius #17 – I, Claudius

Claudius, son of Drusus and Antonia Minor, grandson of Livia and Mark Antony, was born in 10 BCE. He’s so disabled, his mother refers to him as […]