The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 57
History 19

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!


010: Barbarians at the Gates

February 25th, 2010

Episode 11 of 191 episodes

Soon after the war with Veii, Rome was sacked by invading Gauls. The event traumatized the Romans and left their city in ruins. It would be the last time a foreign army breached the walls until the fall of the empire 850 years later.

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