In part one of Coriolanus, we left off during the consular elections with Coriolanus well positioned to make history becoming a Roman Consul. What comes next shook the Roman world and landed Coriolanus in the pages of history. Listen to the conclusion of the life of Coriolanus Thanks for listening, hope you enjoyed. Feel freeContinue reading “Episode 14: The Life of Coriolanus – Part 2 – Season 1 Finale”
Coriolanus was a member of the infamous Patrician Marcii house who have always been very active in Roman high society, reaching the height of Roman power with past Kings, nobleman, censors, and senators as some of their past flock. Coriolanus has big shoes to fill and filled he did landing him a special place inContinue reading “Episode 13: The Life of Coriolanus – Part 1”
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 “Episode 10: The Life of Cimon –”
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.
After our first episode, dedicated to Theseus, the Hero of Athens, we move on to Part A of the Life of Romulus, dedicated to the myths of his birth and the founding of Rome. Excerpt from the The Life of Romulus. “Plutarch next moves to my all-time favorite origin story, which I like to callContinue reading “Coming Soon: The Life of Romulus, Part A”
Hello there and welcome to Plutarch’s Greeks and Romans podcast. A podcast based on Plutarch’s famous collection of biographies. A bi-weekly podcast featuring biographies found in Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans! Started by a couple of history enthusiasts Chris and Ryan, we felt Plutarch would be a great segway to start ourContinue reading “Welcome to our Podcast”