May 11, 2019

Tiberius #28 – Scapegoatse

According to Tacitus, 23 CE is the turning point in Tiberius’s reign. He blames it on Lucius Aelius Sejanus. Suetonius, on the other hand, blames Sejanus on Tiberius. On this […]
April 26, 2019

Tiberius #27 – The Son Of God

Tiberius, unlike Augustus, was only generous with financial help on rare occasions. And he stopped the urban development in the provinces. Because these are things you do […]
June 15, 2018

#100 – AESAR

Augustus is feeling pretty chipper so he and Livia join Tiberius on his trip to the east. It’ll be the princeps’ last trip. Meanwhile Augustus asked people […]
June 8, 2018

#99 – Papa Don’t Preach

Before the news of Varus’ defeat had reached Rome, one of Augustus’ main concerns in 9 CE was how unpopular his legislation encouraging marriage and raising of […]
June 2, 2018

#98 – State Of Shock

News of Varus’ defeat reached Rome only five days after the victory celebrations from the Balkan war.  Click on the banner and use the coupon code […]
May 18, 2018


The downfall of Ovid and the rise of Arminius.   Click on the banner and use the coupon code LOC to get 25% off your first […]
May 11, 2018

#96 – The Grandkids

The downfall of Julia’s surviving children, Agrippa Postumus and Julia the Younger. Click on the banner and use the coupon code LOC to get 25% off […]
May 5, 2018

#95 – Thumbs

* While all this is going on with the Dalmatians, there are problems in other provinces as well. * We hear of campaigning going on in….. […]
April 20, 2018

#94 – The Great Illyrian Revolt

* Apparently this kind of pride was enough for Augustus to decide they had to go. * Bodacious must have seen it coming, because he built […]