Month: May 2013

May 29, 2013 /

Hello to all our listeners, it’s that time again – a new episode has just landed! We embark upon a new avenue of exploration – an examination of the lives and sex lives of some of the early Roman emperors. Where better to start than with an introduction to Augustus and his early political career. So, what do we know about Augustus’ career? Quite a lot as it turns out since he lives to become…

May 8, 2013 /

It’s here! Our examination of sex workers has arrived. Your doctors tackle the issues surrounding the topic of sex work in ancient Rome. Part of this process is acknowledging the significant difference between our world and the world of ancient Rome. The language and terminology in this episode reflects in part when the episode was recorded and in part the differences in the way this subject is discussed in history rather than cultural studies. Turning…