Month: December 2014

December 22, 2014 /

Dear Listeners, it’s been an absolute treat to have you with us while we rummage about in the past and explore all manner of Roman history. Wishing you and yours all the very best for the festive season and the upcoming year! ‘What, no gift?’ we hear you ask. Of course we have a present for you! Yes, we’re real and sometimes (when the Fates are good) we can appear on film.  

December 15, 2014 /

Oh, Servius Tullius. A king whose destiny is foreshadowed! A king who rises from obscurity to greatness! The doctors embark upon an exploration of the sixth Roman king, the drama of his life and rule, and the expansion of Roman organisational systems that are attributed to him in some of our written sources. Click on the link to listen or download: Servius Tullius   Artwrok: Jean Bardin c. 1765 Tullia drives over the corpse of…

December 6, 2014 /

Tweet tweet! At last dear listeners, those most Partial of Peoples, the Doctors themselves, have joined the Twitter universe! Follow us, tweet us and what not – @p_historians We’ll keep you updated on the news of ancient Rome: exciting archaeological finds, articles and analysis of the parallels between Rome and society today and our thoughts about Rome and the material remains left behind.