The History of Rome

By Mike Duncan

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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!

Episode Date
The Storm Before The Storm: Chapter 1- The Beasts of Italy
Jul 27, 2017
Revolutions Launch
Sep 16, 2013
Update- One Year Later
May 30, 2013
179- The End
May 06, 2012
178- Not With A Bang But A Whimper
Apr 30, 2012
177- The Burning Ships
Apr 22, 2012
176- The Quote Unquote Emperor
Apr 16, 2012
175- Trying to Take It All Back
Apr 09, 2012
174- The Sack of Rome Part II
Apr 02, 2012
173- The Broken Bow
Mar 25, 2012
172- Showdown
Mar 19, 2012
171- The Gathering Storm
Mar 11, 2012
170- Atilla Cometh
Feb 19, 2012
169- Huns and Vandals and Goths, Oh My
Feb 12, 2012
168- The Rise of Aetius
Feb 05, 2012
167- Exploiting the Opportunity
Jan 29, 2012
166- As Long As She's Nice To Look At
Jan 22, 2012
165- Reviving the Roman Name
Jan 15, 2012
164- The Sack of Rome
Jan 09, 2012
163- Theodosius's Walls
Dec 18, 2011
162- Opening the Floodgates
Dec 12, 2011
161- The Swamps of Ravenna
Dec 05, 2011
160- East vs. West
Nov 28, 2011
159- The Divine Winds
Nov 21, 2011
158- An Imperial Suicide
Nov 14, 2011
157- Only the Penitent Man Shall Pass
Oct 31, 2011
156- Jockeying for Position
Oct 24, 2011
155- The New Bishop of Milan
Oct 16, 2011
154- The Gothic War
Oct 10, 2011
153- Adrianople
Oct 02, 2011
152- The Storm Before the Storm
Sep 25, 2011
151- Bursting a Blood Vessel
Sep 11, 2011
150- The Perils of Mismanagement
Sep 04, 2011
149- The Great Conspiracy
Aug 29, 2011
148- The Cousin's Cousin
Aug 22, 2011
147- Capitulation
Aug 15, 2011
146- The Spear of Destiny
Aug 08, 2011
145- Julian the Apostate
Jul 31, 2011
144- The Road to Constantinople
Jul 25, 2011
143- Julian the Pre-Apostate
Jul 10, 2011
142- You've Earned It
Jul 04, 2011
141- Blood and Water
Jun 27, 2011
140- My Three Sons
Jun 20, 2011
139- Wash Away Your Sins
Jun 13, 2011
138- The New Rome
May 30, 2011
137- The Christian Emperor
May 15, 2011
136- Let This Be Our Final Battle
May 01, 2011
135- Brothers in Name Only
Apr 25, 2011
134- And Then There Were Two
Apr 18, 2011
133- The Milvian Bridge
Apr 11, 2011
132- In This Sign
Apr 04, 2011
131- The New Game in Town
Mar 28, 2011
130- Lost in Transition
Mar 14, 2011
129- Abdication
Mar 07, 2011
128- The Great Persecution
Feb 28, 2011
127- Commanding The Economy
Feb 21, 2011
126- All The King's Men
Feb 14, 2011
125- The Best Defence is a Good Defence
Feb 07, 2011
124- The Tetrarchs at War
Jan 31, 2011
123- The Tertrarchy
Jan 24, 2011
122- Jupiter and Hercules
Jan 16, 2011
121- Phase Three Complete
Jan 10, 2011
120- Interregnum
Dec 20, 2010
119- Restitutor Orbis
Dec 13, 2010
118- The Palmyrene Wars
Dec 06, 2010
117- Aurelian's Walls
Nov 29, 2010
116- Here Come the Illyrians
Nov 22, 2010
115- Phase Two Complete
Nov 08, 2010
114- The Nadir of Our Fortunes
Nov 01, 2010
113- Three Empires
Oct 24, 2010
112- Captured Alive
Oct 18, 2010
111- Phase One Complete
Oct 04, 2010
110- A Gothic Horror
Sep 27, 2010
109- The New Millenium
Sep 20, 2010
108- Gordian's Knot
Sep 13, 2010
107- The Year of the Six Emperors
Aug 30, 2010
106- Barbarian at the Gate
Aug 23, 2010
105- The Last Princeps
Aug 16, 2010
104- Here Comes the Sun
Aug 09, 2010
103- The Equestrian
Aug 02, 2010
102- The Common Enemy of Mankind
Jul 26, 2010
101- And All Was of Little Value
Jul 19, 2010
100- Black and White and Severus All Over
Jun 27, 2010
099- What Evil Have I Done?
Jun 21, 2010
098- Purchasing Power
Jun 14, 2010
097- The Fall of Hercules
Jun 07, 2010
096- The Most Aptly Named Emperor
May 31, 2010
095- The Beginning of the End
May 24, 2010
094- Revolt and Meditations
May 17, 2010
093- The Marcomannic Wars
May 10, 2010
092- The Parthian War
Apr 26, 2010
091- Marcus and Lucius and the Parthians
Apr 19, 2010
090- The Hundredth Episode
Apr 12, 2010
089- Provincial Matters
Apr 05, 2010
088- A Day in the Life
Mar 22, 2010
087- Thinking and Feeling
Mar 15, 2010
086- Wealth and Class
Mar 08, 2010
085- Antoninus the Dutiful
Mar 01, 2010
084- Longing For Death
Mar 01, 2010
083- May His Bones Be Crushed
Mar 01, 2010
082- Hadrian's Walls
Mar 01, 2010
081- The Greekling
Mar 01, 2010
080- Optimus Trajan
Mar 01, 2010
079- The Dacian Wars
Mar 01, 2010
078- Imperial Stop Gap
Mar 01, 2010
077- What Time is It?
Mar 01, 2010
076- Mock Triumphs
Mar 01, 2010
075- The Forgotten Son
Mar 01, 2010
074- Friends I Have Wasted a Day
Mar 01, 2010
073- The Only Man Who Improved
Mar 01, 2010
072- Vitellius and Vespasian
Mar 01, 2010
071- Otho and Vitellius
Mar 01, 2010
070- Galba and Otho: The History of Rome
Mar 01, 2010
069- As History of Rome Wedding
Mar 01, 2010
068- Three Emperors
Mar 01, 2010
067- What an Artist the World is Losing
Mar 01, 2010
066- 666
Mar 01, 2010
065- Burn It To The Ground
Mar 01, 2010
064- Smite My Womb
Mar 01, 2010
063- A Farewell to Claudius
Mar 01, 2010
062- Take My Wife...Please
Mar 01, 2010
061- What, me Claudius?
Mar 01, 2010
060- No Better Slave, No Worse Master
Mar 01, 2010
059- To the Tiber with Tiberius
Mar 01, 2010
058- Partner of my Labors
Mar 01, 2010
057- Germanicus
Feb 28, 2010
056- The King is Dead, Long Live the King
Feb 28, 2010
055- Teutoburg Nightmares
Feb 28, 2010
054- All in the Family
Feb 28, 2010
053- Reigning Supreme
Feb 28, 2010
052- Caesar Augustus
Feb 28, 2010
051- Actium
Feb 28, 2010
050- The Donations of Alexandria
Feb 28, 2010
049- Apollo and Dionysus
Feb 28, 2010
048- The Second Triumvirate
Feb 28, 2010
047- Octavius-Octavian
Feb 28, 2010
046- Sic Semper Tyrannis
Feb 28, 2010
045- The End of the War
Feb 28, 2010
044- Caesar Triumphant
Feb 28, 2010
043- Insert Well Known Idiom Here
Feb 28, 2010
042- Meanwhile, Back in Rome
Feb 28, 2010
041b- The Gallic Wars
Feb 28, 2010
041a- The Gallic Wars
Feb 28, 2010
040- In the Consulship of Julius and Caesar
Feb 28, 2010
039- The Young Julius Caesar Chronicles
Feb 28, 2010
038- The Catiline Conspiracy
Feb 28, 2010
037- Go East Young Man
Feb 28, 2010
036- I Am Spartacus!
Feb 28, 2010
035- Crassus and Pompey
Feb 28, 2010
034- No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy
Feb 28, 2010
033- Marius and Sulla
Feb 28, 2010
032- The Social War
Feb 28, 2010
031b- Marius
Feb 28, 2010
031a- Marius
Feb 28, 2010
030- Gaius Gracchus
Feb 28, 2010
029- Tiberius Gracchus
Feb 28, 2010
028- Taking Stock
Feb 28, 2010
027- Mopping Up
Feb 28, 2010
026- The Third Macedonian War
Feb 28, 2010
025- The Syrian War
Feb 28, 2010
024- The Second Macedonian War
Feb 28, 2010
023e- The War With Hannibal
Feb 28, 2010
023d- The War With Hannibal
Feb 28, 2010
023c- The War With Hannibal
Feb 28, 2010
023b- The War With Hannibal
Feb 28, 2010
023a- The War With Hannibal
Feb 28, 2010
022- Prelude to the Second Punic War
Feb 28, 2010
021- Interbellum
Feb 28, 2010
020b- The First Punic War
Feb 28, 2010
020a- The First Punic War
Feb 28, 2010
019- Prelude to the First Punic War
Feb 28, 2010
018- A History of Rome Christmas
Feb 28, 2010
017- Pyrrhic Victories
Feb 28, 2010
016- The Third Samnite War
Feb 27, 2010
015b- The Second Samnite War
Feb 27, 2010
015a- The Second Samnite War
Feb 25, 2010
014b- A Phalanx With Joints
Feb 25, 2010
014a- A Phalanx With Joints
Feb 25, 2010
013- The Latin War
Feb 25, 2010
012- The First Samnite War
Feb 25, 2010
011- The Morning After
Feb 25, 2010
010: Barbarians at the Gates
Feb 25, 2010
009- A Trojan War
Feb 25, 2010
008- Decades of Gloom
Feb 25, 2010
007- The Roman Washington
Feb 25, 2010
006- The Twelve Tables
Feb 25, 2010
005- Trials and Tribunlations
Feb 25, 2010
004- The Public Thing
Feb 25, 2010
003b- The Seven Kings of Rome
Feb 25, 2010
003a- The Seven Kings of Rome
Feb 25, 2010
002- Youthful Indiscretions
Feb 25, 2010
001- In the Beginning
Jul 28, 2007