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!


176- The Quote Unquote Emperor

April 16th, 2012

Episode 186 of 191 episodes

From 461-465 the Western Empire was ruled by Ricimer through a puppet Emperor named Libius Severus. Not everyone in the west was supportive of the new regime.