The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

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!


051- Actium

February 28th, 2010

Episode 61 of 191 episodes

On Sept 2, 31 BC Octavian defeated Antony at the Battle of Actium. Antony and Cleopatra fled back to Alexandria where they committed suicide the next year, following Octavian's invasion of Egypt.