Episode 13 – Claudius and Messalina


Could it be a coincidence? Episode 13 and Messalina together at last?

Well the inauspicious episode number is a mere coincidence, but what better way to launch an episode about the influence that the marriage of Claudius and Messalina had on our understanding of the Julio-Claudian Empire than to convey an aura of unluckiness? She might just be the most infamous wife of the Julio-Claudian era, so it would be crime to leave her out! In this episode, your intrepid hosts explore the myth, the legend, the history that is Messalina’s legacy.

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