Month: August 2013

August 20, 2013 /

A man who doesn’t need much of an introduction, yet nevertheless shall suffer one here from the Partial Historians. If anyone stands out from the Julio-Claudians for their sheer audacity, it is Gaius Caesar … more notoriously remembered through history as Caligula. In this episode, the Doctors examine Caligula’s rise to power, the changes his principate means for the developing empire of Rome, and touch on the some of the shocking tales connected with his…

August 7, 2013 /

It’s a special milestone for the Partial Historians, we have reached our tenth episode! As a treat for our listeners, we’re taking a detour from the Julio-Claudian emperors and examining one of the women pivotal to Augustus’ family and the future of his family line: Julia Maior, Augustus’ biological daughter. Who was Julia exactly? And why was she important? The Partial Historians have the answers: The Life of Julia Maior Looking to learn more about…