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The Tale of Rome
27 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
Episode 46 – The Third Samnite War
— That’s right, when the Etruscans heard that Corvus was leading the roman troops, they got into their fort and did not want to come out, not even to check on the weather.
39 minutes | Feb 15, 2019
Episode 45 – Fabius Rullianus and Papirius Cursor
— "Fortified camps are to be defended by arms, rather than arms being defended by fortified camps," Rullianus said.
35 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Episode 44 – Plutarch and Dionysius of Halicarnassus
— In order to really appreciate the beauty of a beach, one should not be swimming in the sea, neck-deep in the water.
39 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
Episode 43 – The Appian Way – Part Two
— The wheelbarrow as we know it, made its appearance in Europe around the tenth century, at the height of the Dark Ages.
7 minutes | Dec 30, 2018
Announcing Season 2
I did it!
31 minutes | Sep 25, 2018
Episode 42 – The Appian Way
— And more than once, it happened that clients would get the wrong door, and walk into the school, before they realized, there were no girls there, but young students instead.
38 minutes | Sep 4, 2018
Episode 41 – The End of the Great War
— In the end, Gaius Pontius saw that his old father — Herennius Pontius, had been right all along. Samnia now had a deadly enemy called Rome, and all Romans could think of, was vengeance.
24 minutes | Jun 6, 2018
Episode 40 – Livy and Virgil
— Instead, people die the day nobody ever talks about them, or even thinks about them.
30 minutes | May 8, 2018
Episode 39 – State of the Union – 320 BC
— From this point of view, I can hardly wait until we get to the Emperors!
31 minutes | Apr 29, 2018
Episode 38 – The First Gladiators
— The Romans are a people who do NOT know how to remain quiet after a defeat.
29 minutes | Apr 25, 2018
Episode 37 – The Caudine Forks
— Aeliana's body was placed on the left side of her husband Lucius' body.
31 minutes | Apr 18, 2018
Episode 36 – Death by the Volcano
— For thinking that the enemy sent his Triarii too early, the Latins ended up sending their own ones too early, and that cost them the battle.
32 minutes | Apr 4, 2018
Episode 35 – Alexander of Epirus
— Alcetas, Arymbas, Aeacides, and Pyrrhus. Great-grandfather, grandfather, father, and son.
22 minutes | Mar 29, 2018
Episode 34 – From Crete to Campania
— Our great-grandfather killed for his country. He was defending Rome.
21 minutes | Mar 25, 2018
Episode 33 – Latins and Romans
— The Gauls never stopped being a nightmare, deep in the subconscious of the Roman psyche.
22 minutes | Mar 5, 2018
Episode 32 – Marcus Valerius Corvus
— Apparently, the gods of the Romans didn't feel like going to bed, on that day.
27 minutes | Feb 26, 2018
Episode 31 – The Grass Crown
— Dessert – Sliced Campanian honeydew melon, served with sweet cabbages from the Suessula region, and accompanied by assorted goat cheese from the Apennines.
22 minutes | Feb 21, 2018
Episode 30 – The Samnite Mountains
— While Rome did everything using their own fists and nails, Carthage outsourced the work to others, as to not to get their fists and nails dirty.
21 minutes | Feb 18, 2018
Episode 29 – The First Plebeian Consul
— When Lucius Sextus Lateranus walked up those stairs, he was conscious that all Rome was staring at him.
17 minutes | Feb 16, 2018
Episode 28 – The Tarpeian Rock
— No one wanted a king — not even Plebes, full of debts.
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