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The History of Rome podcast

The History of Rome

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!

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!

 

#192

The Storm Before The Storm: Chapter 1- The Beasts of Italy

Audio excerpt from The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan. Forthcoming Oct. 24, 2017. Pre-order a copy today!  <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Storm-Before-Beginning-Roman-Republic/dp/1610397215"> Amazon</a> <a href= "http://www.powells.com/book/storm-before-the-storm-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-the-roman-republic-9781610397216/1-0"> Powells</a> <a href= "https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-storm-before-the-storm-michael-duncan/1125684200?ean=9781610397216"> Barnes & Noble</a> <a href= "http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781610397216">Indibound</a> <a href= "http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Storm-Before/Michael-Duncan/9781610397216?id=7002449068496"> Books-a-Million</a> Or visit us at: <a href= "http://revolutionspodcast.com">revolutionspodcast.com</a> <a href= "http://thehistoryofrome.com">thehistoryofrome.com</a> ... Read more

27 Jul 2017

55 MINS

55:41

27 Jul 2017


#191

Revolutions Launch

Available at revolutionspodcast.com, iTunes, or anywhere else fine podcasts can be found. ... Read more

16 Sep 2013

00 MINS

00:16

16 Sep 2013


#190

Update- One Year Later

Next show coming soon! ... Read more

30 May 2013

01 MINS

01:40

30 May 2013


#189

179- The End

The history of The History of Rome...Why the Western Empire Fell when it did...Some thoughts on the future...Thank you, goodnight.   ... Read more

06 May 2012

31 MINS

31:19

06 May 2012


#188

178- Not With A Bang But A Whimper

In the last few years of the Western Empire a series of Emperors came and went. The cycle finally ended in 476 with the exile of Romulus Augustulus.  ... Read more

30 Apr 2012

28 MINS

28:22

30 Apr 2012


#187

177- The Burning Ships

In 468 the two halves of the Empire combined forces to dislodge the Vandals from North Africa.They failed spectacularly. ... Read more

22 Apr 2012

26 MINS

26:41

22 Apr 2012


#186

176- The Quote Unquote Emperor

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.  ... Read more

16 Apr 2012

25 MINS

25:01

16 Apr 2012


#185

175- Trying to Take It All Back

From 457-461, Majorian marched around trying to reassert Imperial authority over the provinces while Ricimer remained in Italy.  ... Read more

09 Apr 2012

24 MINS

24:51

09 Apr 2012


#184

174- The Sack of Rome Part II

Following the death of Valentinian III there was an Imperial power struggle in the West. In the midst of this struggle, the Vandals sacked Rome in 455 AD.  ... Read more

02 Apr 2012

24 MINS

24:20

02 Apr 2012


#183

173- The Broken Bow

In the early 450s a string of deaths changed the political dynamic of Roman world. Between 450 and 455 Galla Placidia, Aelia Pulcheria, Atilla the Hun, Flavius Aetius and Valentinian III would all die- leaving the stage wide open for the next generation of leaders.  Also, an announcment.  ... Read more

25 Mar 2012

28 MINS

28:55

25 Mar 2012


#182

172- Showdown

In 451 Atilla the Hun invaded the West. He was repelled by a coalition of forces lead by the General Aetius.  ... Read more

19 Mar 2012

25 MINS

25:39

19 Mar 2012


#181

171- The Gathering Storm

After placating Atilla with yet another indemnity, Theodosius II fell from his horse and died in 450, leaving the Eastern throne vacant. ... Read more

11 Mar 2012

18 MINS

18:07

11 Mar 2012