The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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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!


015a- The Second Samnite War

February 25th, 2010

Episode 17 of 191 episodes

After a decade of peace, the Romans and Samnites returned to war. The early years of fighting went well for Rome, but in 321 BC they were handed a humiliating defeat at Caudine Forks.

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