The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 50
History 13

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!


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June 14th, 2010

Episode 108 of 191 episodes

After Commodus was assassinated, Pertinax reigned for 86 days. He was murdered by the Praetorian Guard in March 193 and the Imperial throne was auctioned off the highest bidder.