The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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History 13
Society & Culture 50

A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Now complete!


004- The Public Thing

February 25th, 2010

Episode 5 of 191 episodes

The monarchy had been overthrown and the Roman Republic was now established. Despite the appearance of a free democratic republic, the Romans were beset with economic and political divisions that threatened the unity of the young State.