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Episode 29 – The First Plebeian Consul

2/18/2018
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— When Lucius Sextus Lateranus walked up those stairs, he was conscious that all Rome was staring at him.

Duration:00:29:03

Episode 28 – The Tarpeian Rock

2/17/2018
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— No one wanted a king — not even Plebes, full of debts.

Duration:00:23:52

Episode 27 – Iron and Gold

2/14/2018
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— When they finished with that, the Gauls walked out the same door they had come in, some seven months earlier.

Duration:00:28:55

Episode 26 – State of the Union – 390 BC

2/4/2018
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— Not for nothing there’s a saying that goes something like “your best friend is sometimes the enemy of your enemy.”

Duration:00:50:51

Episode 25 – Here come the Gauls

1/22/2018
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— And the worst of all, not a single one of Rome’s eight gates was manned, locked, or otherwise taken care of.

Duration:01:41:58

Episode 24 – Marcus Furius Camillus

1/16/2018
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— “Don’t do anything halfway through, son.”

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 23 – Don’t Cry for me, Veii

1/9/2018
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— And at the end of that day, no one cried for Veii. Not Lucius, and certainly not the slaves.

Duration:00:34:43

Episode 22 – Decades of Death and Plagues

1/8/2018
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— And believe me, every citizen of Rome had a personal explanation of why the gods abandoned Rome.

Duration:00:24:47

Episode 21 – Saturnalia and Christmas

12/24/2017
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— Some were drunk. Some were on their way to getting drunk. And some were not nearly drunk enough.

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 20 – Lucius Quinctius Cinncinatus

12/22/2017
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— His symbols were the plow and the toga, instead of the sword and the fasces.

Duration:00:28:00

Episode 19 – The Battle of Mons Algidus

12/21/2017
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— Word of what Cinncinatus did to the Senate spread like wildfire through the streets of Rome.

Duration:00:32:39

Episode 18 – The Twelve Tables

12/9/2017
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— No Plebeian citizen was allowed to marry a Patrician in Rome.

Duration:00:25:00

Episode 17 – The Conflict of the Orders

12/9/2017
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—”We can compare the social classes of Rome to a human body”

Duration:00:39:10

Episode 16 – The Battle of Lake Regillus

11/21/2017
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— “I have five daughters,” said the giant.

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 15 – King Lars Porsenna

11/7/2017
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— The Romans gave him as much land as he could circle in one day with an ox and a plow, and they’d also give him a cow.

Duration:00:19:23

Episode 14 – Life and Death of Junius Brutus

10/23/2017
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– Those guys must have had nerves of steel, the conscience of a vampire, the memory of a fly, and the stomach of a Nile crocodile.

Duration:00:24:53

Episode 13 — State of the Union – 509 BC

10/16/2017
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Thank you, Mr. Uderzo! And thank you, Mr. Goscinny, may you rest in peace.

Duration:00:52:11

Episode 12 – The First Two Consuls

10/8/2017
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That’s what I love about Rome. They kick each other, regardless of family lines, or family ties. So much for family love!

Duration:00:25:03

Episode 11 – Rome 1 – Athens 0

10/1/2017
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Romans didn’t like being second, especially when it came to a little word like democracy.

Duration:00:24:16

Episode 10 – The Tyrant and the Sibyl

9/24/2017
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Episode 10 – The Tyrant and the Sibyl The Tale of Rome - King Tarquin the Proud is the ruler of Rome, and it's not a good thing for its citizen and neighbors. But an old hag with magic powers, also known as a Sybil, makes the king's life miserable with a strange proposal... Partial Transcription Hello, this is Abel, in Beijing, China. Welcome to my podcast. The Tale of Rome, Episode 10 — The Tyrant and the Sibyl. Last week we saw the end of Servius Tullius’ life, and how his son-in-law...

Duration:00:20:32

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