The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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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!


162- Opening the Floodgates

December 12th, 2011

Episode 172 of 191 episodes

On New Year's Eve 406 a horde of barbarians crossed the lower Rhine into Gaul. Their arrival would have severe consequences for the Western Empire.