The History of Rome

By Mike Duncan

A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

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  1. 1.
    001- In the Beginning28 July 2007
    11:48
  2. 2.
    002- Youthful Indiscretions25 February 2010
    11:50
  3. 3.
    003a- The Seven Kings of Rome25 February 2010
    16:00
  4. 4.
    003b- The Seven Kings of Rome25 February 2010
    18:10
  5. 5.
    004- The Public Thing25 February 2010
    14:49
  6. 6.
    005- Trials and Tribunlations25 February 2010
    15:50
  7. 7.
    006- The Twelve Tables25 February 2010
    15:56
  8. 8.
    007- The Roman Washington25 February 2010
    12:09
  1. 9.
    008- Decades of Gloom25 February 2010
    15:24
  2. 10.
    009- A Trojan War25 February 2010
    13:52
  3. 11.
    010: Barbarians at the Gates25 February 2010
    15:50
  4. 12.
    011- The Morning After25 February 2010
    16:40
  5. 13.
    012- The First Samnite War25 February 2010
    18:14
  6. 14.
    013- The Latin War25 February 2010
    14:12
  7. 15.
    014a- A Phalanx With Joints25 February 2010
    11:22
  8. 16.
    014b- A Phalanx With Joints25 February 2010
    16:58
  9. 17.
    015a- The Second Samnite War25 February 2010
    18:17
  10. 18.
    015b- The Second Samnite War27 February 2010
    14:41
  11. 19.
    016- The Third Samnite War27 February 2010
    15:35
  12. 20.
    017- Pyrrhic Victories28 February 2010
    17:50
  13. 21.
    018- A History of Rome Christmas28 February 2010
    12:45
  14. 22.
    019- Prelude to the First Punic War28 February 2010
    16:04
  15. 23.
    020a- The First Punic War28 February 2010
    22:47
  16. 24.
    020b- The First Punic War28 February 2010
    22:56
  17. 25.
    021- Interbellum28 February 2010
    15:22
  18. 26.
    022- Prelude to the Second Punic War28 February 2010
    14:36
  19. 27.
    023a- The War With Hannibal28 February 2010
    15:33
  20. 28.
    023b- The War With Hannibal28 February 2010
    17:10
  21. 29.
    023c- The War With Hannibal28 February 2010
    15:51
  22. 30.
    023d- The War With Hannibal28 February 2010
    22:26
  23. 31.
    023e- The War With Hannibal28 February 2010
    18:07
  24. 32.
    024- The Second Macedonian War28 February 2010
    16:27
  25. 33.
    025- The Syrian War28 February 2010
    13:28
  26. 34.
    026- The Third Macedonian War28 February 2010
    14:21
  27. 35.
    027- Mopping Up28 February 2010
    14:28
  28. 36.
    028- Taking Stock28 February 2010
    13:14
  29. 37.
    029- Tiberius Gracchus28 February 2010
    15:28
  30. 38.
    030- Gaius Gracchus28 February 2010
    16:42
  31. 39.
    031a- Marius28 February 2010
    15:09
  32. 40.
    031b- Marius28 February 2010
    15:02
  33. 41.
    032- The Social War28 February 2010
    14:28
  34. 42.
    033- Marius and Sulla28 February 2010
    15:23
  35. 43.
    034- No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy28 February 2010
    20:08
  36. 44.
    035- Crassus and Pompey28 February 2010
    19:28
  37. 45.
    036- I Am Spartacus!28 February 2010
    19:48
  38. 46.
    037- Go East Young Man28 February 2010
    19:29
  39. 47.
    038- The Catiline Conspiracy28 February 2010
    20:08
  40. 48.
    039- The Young Julius Caesar Chronicles28 February 2010
    22:52
  41. 49.
    040- In the Consulship of Julius and Caesar28 February 2010
    23:01
  42. 50.
    041a- The Gallic Wars28 February 2010
    20:02
  43. 51.
    041b- The Gallic Wars28 February 2010
    25:20
  44. 52.
    042- Meanwhile, Back in Rome28 February 2010
    24:13
  45. 53.
    043- Insert Well Known Idiom Here28 February 2010
    26:44
  46. 54.
    044- Caesar Triumphant28 February 2010
    24:28
  47. 55.
    045- The End of the War28 February 2010
    23:54
  48. 56.
    046- Sic Semper Tyrannis28 February 2010
    21:38
  49. 57.
    047- Octavius-Octavian28 February 2010
    22:36
  50. 58.
    048- The Second Triumvirate28 February 2010
    24:22
  51. 59.
    049- Apollo and Dionysus28 February 2010
    26:40
  52. 60.
    050- The Donations of Alexandria28 February 2010
    25:34
  53. 61.
    051- Actium28 February 2010
    24:26
  54. 62.
    052- Caesar Augustus28 February 2010
    28:00
  55. 63.
    053- Reigning Supreme28 February 2010
    23:52
  56. 64.
    054- All in the Family28 February 2010
    24:32
  57. 65.
    055- Teutoburg Nightmares28 February 2010
    25:29
  58. 66.
    056- The King is Dead, Long Live the King28 February 2010
    20:40
  59. 67.
    057- Germanicus28 February 2010
    25:11
  60. 68.
    059- To the Tiber with Tiberius1 March 2010
    22:24
  61. 69.
    058- Partner of my Labors1 March 2010
    27:21
  62. 70.
    060- No Better Slave, No Worse Master1 March 2010
    22:51
  63. 71.
    061- What, me Claudius?1 March 2010
    22:13
  64. 72.
    062- Take My Wife...Please1 March 2010
    25:35
  65. 73.
    063- A Farewell to Claudius1 March 2010
    25:51
  66. 74.
    064- Smite My Womb1 March 2010
    25:34
  67. 75.
    065- Burn It To The Ground1 March 2010
    25:18
  68. 76.
    066- 6661 March 2010
    24:37
  69. 77.
    067- What an Artist the World is Losing1 March 2010
    22:22
  70. 78.
    068- Three Emperors1 March 2010
    21:56
  71. 79.
    069- As History of Rome Wedding1 March 2010
    16:42
  72. 80.
    070- Galba and Otho: The History of Rome1 March 2010
    27:10
  73. 81.
    071- Otho and Vitellius1 March 2010
    24:44
  74. 82.
    072- Vitellius and Vespasian1 March 2010
    26:37
  75. 83.
    073- The Only Man Who Improved1 March 2010
    26:06
  76. 84.
    074- Friends I Have Wasted a Day1 March 2010
    24:04
  77. 85.
    075- The Forgotten Son1 March 2010
    26:35
  78. 86.
    076- Mock Triumphs1 March 2010
    23:50
  79. 87.
    077- What Time is It?1 March 2010
    23:10
  80. 88.
    078- Imperial Stop Gap1 March 2010
    24:47
  81. 89.
    079- The Dacian Wars1 March 2010
    22:55
  82. 90.
    080- Optimus Trajan1 March 2010
    21:47
  83. 91.
    081- The Greekling1 March 2010
    23:29
  84. 92.
    082- Hadrian's Walls1 March 2010
    27:50
  85. 93.
    083- May His Bones Be Crushed1 March 2010
    26:31
  86. 94.
    084- Longing For Death1 March 2010
    27:24
  87. 95.
    085- Antoninus the Dutiful1 March 2010
    28:11
  88. 96.
    086- Wealth and Class8 March 2010
    27:28
  89. 97.
    087- Thinking and Feeling15 March 2010
    27:56
  90. 98.
    088- A Day in the Life22 March 2010
    24:36
  91. 99.
    089- Provincial Matters5 April 2010
    43:46
  92. 100.
    090- The Hundredth Episode12 April 2010
    34:20
  93. 101.
    091- Marcus and Lucius and the Parthians19 April 2010
    24:00
  94. 102.
    092- The Parthian War26 April 2010
    24:36
  95. 103.
    093- The Marcomannic Wars10 May 2010
    24:52
  96. 104.
    094- Revolt and Meditations17 May 2010
    25:46
  97. 105.
    095- The Beginning of the End24 May 2010
    24:58
  98. 106.
    096- The Most Aptly Named Emperor31 May 2010
    26:29
  99. 107.
    097- The Fall of Hercules7 June 2010
    29:03
  100. 108.
    098- Purchasing Power14 June 2010
    23:01
  101. 109.
    099- What Evil Have I Done?21 June 2010
    25:44
  102. 110.
    100- Black and White and Severus All Over27 June 2010
    24:30
  103. 111.
    101- And All Was of Little Value19 July 2010
    25:17
  104. 112.
    102- The Common Enemy of Mankind26 July 2010
    23:48
  105. 113.
    103- The Equestrian2 August 2010
    26:25
  106. 114.
    104- Here Comes the Sun9 August 2010
    28:51
  107. 115.
    105- The Last Princeps16 August 2010
    25:34
  108. 116.
    106- Barbarian at the Gate23 August 2010
    29:43
  109. 117.
    107- The Year of the Six Emperors30 August 2010
    24:44
  110. 118.
    108- Gordian's Knot13 September 2010
    26:12
  111. 119.
    109- The New Millenium20 September 2010
    25:39
  112. 120.
    110- A Gothic Horror27 September 2010
    25:16
  113. 121.
    111- Phase One Complete4 October 2010
    28:06
  114. 122.
    112- Captured Alive18 October 2010
    26:55
  115. 123.
    113- Three Empires24 October 2010
    26:32
  116. 124.
    114- The Nadir of Our Fortunes1 November 2010
    28:10
  117. 125.
    115- Phase Two Complete8 November 2010
    26:12
  118. 126.
    116- Here Come the Illyrians22 November 2010
    24:50
  119. 127.
    117- Aurelian's Walls29 November 2010
    26:28
  120. 128.
    118- The Palmyrene Wars6 December 2010
    29:10
  121. 129.
    119- Restitutor Orbis13 December 2010
    26:12
  122. 130.
    120- Interregnum20 December 2010
    26:40
  123. 131.
    121- Phase Three Complete10 January 2011
    25:32
  124. 132.
    122- Jupiter and Hercules16 January 2011
    25:50
  125. 133.
    123- The Tertrarchy24 January 2011
    24:30
  126. 134.
    124- The Tetrarchs at War31 January 2011
    25:43
  127. 135.
    125- The Best Defence is a Good Defence7 February 2011
    26:32
  128. 136.
    126- All The King's Men14 February 2011
    28:01
  129. 137.
    127- Commanding The Economy21 February 2011
    28:18
  130. 138.
    128- The Great Persecution28 February 2011
    28:11
  131. 139.
    129- Abdication7 March 2011
    27:17
  132. 140.
    130- Lost in Transition14 March 2011
    28:43
  133. 141.
    131- The New Game in Town28 March 2011
    26:58
  134. 142.
    132- In This Sign4 April 2011
    26:46
  135. 143.
    133- The Milvian Bridge11 April 2011
    25:16
  136. 144.
    134- And Then There Were Two18 April 2011
    23:52
  137. 145.
    135- Brothers in Name Only25 April 2011
    26:59
  138. 146.
    136- Let This Be Our Final Battle1 May 2011
    23:38
  139. 147.
    137- The Christian Emperor15 May 2011
    23:07
  140. 148.
    138- The New Rome30 May 2011
    27:22
  141. 149.
    139- Wash Away Your Sins13 June 2011
    23:22
  142. 150.
    140- My Three Sons20 June 2011
    23:57
  143. 151.
    141- Blood and Water27 June 2011
    27:24
  144. 152.
    142- You've Earned It4 July 2011
    25:40
  145. 153.
    143- Julian the Pre-Apostate10 July 2011
    25:59
  146. 154.
    144- The Road to Constantinople25 July 2011
    26:34
  147. 155.
    145- Julian the Apostate31 July 2011
    27:30
  148. 156.
    146- The Spear of Destiny8 August 2011
    25:38
  149. 157.
    147- Capitulation15 August 2011
    25:12
  150. 158.
    148- The Cousin's Cousin22 August 2011
    26:53
  151. 159.
    149- The Great Conspiracy29 August 2011
    26:21
  152. 160.
    150- The Perils of Mismanagement4 September 2011
    24:39
  153. 161.
    151- Bursting a Blood Vessel11 September 2011
    25:33
  154. 162.
    152- The Storm Before the Storm25 September 2011
    25:35
  155. 163.
    153- Adrianople2 October 2011
    23:55
  156. 164.
    154- The Gothic War10 October 2011
    29:57
  157. 165.
    155- The New Bishop of Milan16 October 2011
    27:04
  158. 166.
    156- Jockeying for Position24 October 2011
    27:46
  159. 167.
    157- Only the Penitent Man Shall Pass31 October 2011
    27:10
  160. 168.
    158- An Imperial Suicide14 November 2011
    22:10
  161. 169.
    159- The Divine Winds21 November 2011
    23:40
  162. 170.
    160- East vs. West28 November 2011
    24:45
  163. 171.
    161- The Swamps of Ravenna5 December 2011
    24:26
  164. 172.
    162- Opening the Floodgates12 December 2011
    28:11
  165. 173.
    163- Theodosius's Walls18 December 2011
    26:26
  166. 174.
    164- The Sack of Rome9 January 2012
    25:55
  167. 175.
    165- Reviving the Roman Name15 January 2012
    25:43
  168. 176.
    166- As Long As She's Nice To Look At22 January 2012
    27:18
  169. 177.
    167- Exploiting the Opportunity29 January 2012
    25:39
  170. 178.
    168- The Rise of Aetius5 February 2012
    24:56
  171. 179.
    169- Huns and Vandals and Goths, Oh My12 February 2012
    24:37
  172. 180.
    170- Atilla Cometh19 February 2012
    24:24
  173. 181.
    171- The Gathering Storm11 March 2012
    18:06
  174. 182.
    172- Showdown19 March 2012
    25:38
  175. 183.
    173- The Broken Bow25 March 2012
    28:54
  176. 184.
    174- The Sack of Rome Part II2 April 2012
    24:19
  177. 185.
    175- Trying to Take It All Back9 April 2012
    24:50
  178. 186.
    176- The Quote Unquote Emperor16 April 2012
    25:00
  179. 187.
    177- The Burning Ships22 April 2012
    26:40
  180. 188.
    178- Not With A Bang But A Whimper30 April 2012
    28:21
  181. 189.
    179- The End6 May 2012
    31:18
  182. 190.
    Update- One Year Later30 May 2013
    1:39
  183. 191.
    Revolutions Launch16 September 2013
    0:15

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