Month: January 2014

January 31, 2014 /

Helloooo to all you lovely listeners! In this landmark twentieth episode, the Partial Historians tackle the sources and speculation that arise from an examination of the Starz series Spartacus Vengeance. Spartacus: Vengeance follows the nascent slave rebellion in their journey from Capua and the challenges they face along the way. You may well ask what is up with Glaber and Spartacus – find out here! Spartacus 2012 – Season 2

January 8, 2014 /

Welcome back, dear Listeners! In this episode, your intrepid Doctors of Ancient Roman history continue to explore Spartacus and modern incarnations of his story. In 2010 the Starz series Spartacus Blood and Sand hit our television screens. Spartacus is played by the Welsh actor Andy Whitfield, who captures the spirit of the Thracian gladiator. This season functions as a origin story, as our primary sources for pick up the story at the moment of Spartacus…