Episode 50 – Publius Valerius Publicola

Your fearless Doctors take a moment to celebrate reaching lofty heights – our fiftieth episode! In this special episode, the Doctors embark upon a retrospective of one of the outstanding figures in the establishment of the Roman Republic: Publius Valerius Publicola.

Publicola has quite a significant role to play, holding a number of consulships (according to the extant accounts), and he stars in one of Plutarch’s lives. Let the doctors take you through the highs and lows from a biographical perspective.

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Episode 50: Publius Valerius Publicola

Plutarch Loeb - Publicola

An annotated page from Dr Peta’s copy of Plutarch’s Life of Publicola, with gracious thanks to the Loeb Classical Library.


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