The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

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!


036- I Am Spartacus!

February 28th, 2010

Episode 45 of 191 episodes

From 73-71 BC a gladiator named Spartacus led a slave revolt in southern Italy. Despite defeating the Romans on numerous occasions, the slave army was eventually defeated by Marcus Crassus (with an unsolicited assist from Pompey).

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