Episode 32 – Hadrian

The Doctors’ foray into the adoptive emperors continues with an exploration of Hadrian!

Following in the shadow of Trajan, Hadrian is a complex and interesting figure who divides the opinion of the senate, and is both praised and critiqued by the historical record.

Let the Partial Historians guide you through some of the interesting details of his rule!

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Marble portrait bust of the emperor Hadrian, found in the temple of the Olympieion, Athens ca. AD 130, National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Courtesy of Carole Raddato / Wikimedia Commons

Drs R and G laugh and spar their way through the ancient Roman world!

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