Our exploration of Augustus (63 BCE – 14 CE) takes a titillating turn as we consider some of the evidence for Augustus private life … which is somehow out in the public domain.
So what details can be discovered about Augustus’ antics in the ancient sources?
We take a look at some of the key sources that provide ‘insights’ into what went on behind ostensibly closed doors.
And just how far should we be inclined to trust the sources?
With a reasonable degree of historian skepticism, we consider some of the challenges with the source material relating to sex in ancient Rome.
Hear it all here!