Month: January 2015

January 23, 2015 /

Can a king really be brought low by the actions of his relatives? The story of Lucretia offers some clues. The Doctors return with a brand new episode in ‘The History of Rome from the Founding of the City’. Join us for the second part of the life and times of the final king of Rome, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus. Click to listen or download: Lucius Tarquinius Superbus – The Lucretia Chronicle   Peter Paul Rubens…

January 9, 2015 /

The reign of Roman kings is nearly over, but what a way to go out! In this episode, the Doctors explore the early years of Superbus’ rule, and you’ll never guess which peoples he decides to wage war against! As is fitting for the last king of Rome, we are taking our time to ensure we cover all the particulars since there are plenty of reasons why the Romans decided they were not so interested…