Tiberius Caesar #24 – The Virgin Birth Defence

Tiberius Caesar #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 tried Barry & Stan’s Virgin Birth...
Tiberius Caesar #23 – Gold Of Tolosa

Tiberius Caesar #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 asked him.  We go into some details on the origins of the Maiestas laws, which leads us to talk about the Gold of...
Tiberius Caesar #22 – Partial Party

Tiberius Caesar #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 the epic question – who wore it best? Augustus or Tiberius? No Ray on this episode due to timezone...
Tiberius Caesar #21 – Nice Guy Tibbo

Tiberius Caesar #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. And more stories about how the Senate became increasingly spineless.    The Complete Premium Caesar: (Protected...
Tiberius Caesar #20 – Tacco Is Backo

Tiberius Caesar #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 sex dungeon, asks the Senate to deal with it. They, of course, wet themselves, because it means doing some actual work. ...
Tiberius Caesar #19 – The Tacfarinas Conundrum

Tiberius Caesar #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 great example is the inability to appoint a proconsul of Africa to deal with Tacfarinas, the African...