The year is now 60 B.C.E. Caesar *finally* achieves his goal of becoming Consul. He forms the First Triumvirate with Pompey and Crassus. His co-consul, Bibulus, gets a bucket of poo tipped over him and goes home (true!). All this and more on today’s episode of the Julius Caesar.

In 1898 the ancient Etruscan town of Vetulonia was unearthed and this iron fasces discovered. It seems they were first introduced into Rome by King Tarquinius Priscus, who was of Etruscan origin

In 1898 the ancient Etruscan town of Vetulonia was unearthed and this iron fasces discovered. It seems they were first introduced into Rome by King Tarquinius Priscus, who was of Etruscan origin

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