Episode 38 – Tullus Hostilius

The Doctors return to the verbal fray with an examination of the reign, times, and doings of Tullus Hostilius. Who? You may very well ask!

No where near as famous as his predecessors, Tullus Hostilius is a significant figure if you follow the Roman historiographical tradition. And yes, he was a king of Rome.

There is violence, controversy, and a tale of two sets of triplets. Let the Doctors R and G take you on a tour.

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Tullus Hostilius

 

Giuseppe Cesari c1601 La Victoire de Tullus Hostilius sur les forces de Veies et de FidenaGiuseppe Cesari, c. 1601, La Victoire de Tullus Hostilius sur les forces de Veies et de Fidena. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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

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