Episode 33 – Antoninus Pius

The Doctors take a turn about the classical past to investigate the life and rule of the reputedly very nice emperor, Antoninus Pius.

The character of his imperial rule is like a breath of fresh Italian air in Rome. With only a few sources to guide a reading of this emperor, a little mystery, and perhaps a little warm feeling, is preserved for this elder statesman.

Let the Doctors take you on  this journey:

Episode 33 – Antoninus Pius


Portrait of Emperor Antoninus Pius. Marble, probably a replica of ca. 160 AD after a prototype created ca. 140 AD. From the house of Jason Magnus at Cyrene, North Africa. Currently held in the British Museum. Image © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons.

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

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