The Life of Cimon – Episode 10

Hery everyone, Big news we just dropped our Tenth episode! We are super excited and we wouldn’t have made it this far without you our listeners. We hope everyone is enjoying the episodes! So without further a due, check out our latest episode, the Life of Cimon. Having narrowly survived the invasion of Xerxes massiveContinue reading “The Life of Cimon – Episode 10”

Poplicola – E9 – A New Day

With the Monarchy in retreat, several Roman aristocrats would see to it that the Monarchy would die with the overthrow of Tarquin Superbus, the last of the Roman Kings, with Poplicola becoming the leading man in the first decade of the new Republic.

Episode 8: The Lives of Themistocles and Aristides Part B

“The Persians are coming and Athens is doomed to destruction if the bold and clever Themistocles, and his rival the honorable Aristides, can’t find a way to stop them” Check out our latest episode! Sneak Peak Ryan: Welcome everyone to Part 2 of the Lives of Themistocles and Aristides.  Chris:  Hello! Ryan:  So Chris, IfContinue reading “Episode 8: The Lives of Themistocles and Aristides Part B”

Episode 7: The Lives of Themistocles and Aristides

Photo Left: By Photo: Brogi – Greece from the Coming of the Hellenes to AD. 14, page 109., CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=94187222 Photo Right: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristides Episode Summary Aristides and Themistocles came of age as tyranny in Athens was coming to an end and the world’s first democracy in Athens had been recently established! It was a braveContinue reading “Episode 7: The Lives of Themistocles and Aristides”

Episode 6: The Life of Numa Pompilius

If it’s said, Romulus gifted the Romans with a grand military tradition and supporting institutions which would last for a millennia, then Numa as a counter to military traditions, gifted the Romans grand religious traditions and supporting religious institutions, which would last for a millennia or more also.

Plutarch’s Greeks and Romans Listener Feedback

Hey everyone, we officially posted our fourth episode today, with our fifth completed and recording scheduled for next week. We wanted to thank everyone for supporting the show as we calibrate episode to episode! We have attached our RSS Link here as an alternative to listening on another podcast service. Survey If your enjoying theContinue reading “Plutarch’s Greeks and Romans Listener Feedback”

Episode 4: The conclusion of the Life of Romulus

Excerpt from the upcoming episode Chris: So with a large labor force and two companies of rough men as their protection, Romulus and Remus embarked on their last adventure together which would seal the fate of one of them, while the other would go on to build Roman society which would endure for millennia. Chris:Continue reading “Episode 4: The conclusion of the Life of Romulus”

Episode 3: The Life of Lycurgus

Lycurgus was the man who gave Sparta it’s laws and transformed it into a polis like no other – a warrior-society which would produce the most fearsome soldiers of the Ancient World.  Welcome to Episode 3! Checkout the full episode below. Excerpt from today’s Episode Ryan:  So today we are going to take on the lifeContinue reading “Episode 3: The Life of Lycurgus”

Episode 2: Romulus Origins

“Plutarch next moves to my favorite origin story, which I like to call the “Revenge of the Trojans”, which is set at the time Agamemnon was pillaging and burning the Great city of Troy to avenge his dead brothers pride, while a few distraught Trojans fled the city, loaded up on some surviving Trireme’s and set out to find a new home, a new Troy and rebuild their society.”