December 21, 2018

Tiberius #14 “Do Your Farking Job!”

Agrippina and Piso arrive (separately) back in Rome. And the trial of Piso begins. http://media.blubrry.com/caesar/p/traffic.libsyn.com/lifeofcaesar/Tibbo_14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:02 — 89.8MB)Subscribe: Apple […]
December 15, 2018

Tiberius #13 – “Infected”

Meanwhile in Rome, people are just getting news that Germs is ill and they are furious at Tibbo and Livia. Aha! They said. Now we know […]
November 29, 2018

Tiberius #12 – Tears for Germanicus

Why did Germanicus go to Egypt? To get to the other side. His real motive, according to Tacitus, was tourism HOWEVER a couple of papyrus fragments […]
November 23, 2018

Tiberius #11 “Father of the Legions”

To Germanicus, Piso’s appointment will have been clear proof that Tiberius still did not trust him. To some extent it followed the pattern whereby a tried […]
November 17, 2018

Tiberius #10 – Piso Shit

Problems in the East. It had started back in 15, when the Parthians expelled their king, Vonones. Although I’ve also read 12. Vonones was the eldest […]
October 24, 2018

Tiberius #9 – Happy Fish

The other problem Tibbo had in 16 was a belated consequence of the removal of Agrippa Postumus. As soon as he heard of Augustus’ death, Clemens, […]
October 20, 2018

Tiberius #8 – The Libo Shuffle

Meanwhile, while Germs was off in Germany fighting Germans… Tibbo had major problems to deal with. SILK CLOTHING. CASSIUS DIO:  Tiberius forbade any man to wear […]
October 13, 2018

Tiberius #7 – Lindsay Powell, Germanicus

We are very excited to welcome back to the show our favourite history detective Lindsay Powell, author of several terrific books on Agrippa, Augustus and Germanicus. […]
October 5, 2018

Tiberius #6 – Pulling Out

Germs got a FULL triumph and a triumphal arch, which was erected the following year only 150 yards from the arch erected by Augustus to celebrate the […]