Rex: The Seven Kings of Rome!

It’s been a huge year for us with amazing guests, lots of new episodes, and we’re thrilled to announce our forthcoming book Rex: The Seven Kings of Rome which will be released in 2023.

Find out more in our end of year video and thank you for all your support across the year!

If you enjoy our podcast, we reckon you’ll very much enjoy our book. Pre-orders are open for Rex and you’ll be supporting both us and our indie publisher by pre-ordering a copy prior to its official hot-off-press release.

Wishing you and yours all the best for the season and the times ahead. This time of year can be a tricky one for many, so self-care and boundaries are very important. Stay well, stay safe and take care for the times ahead.

Illustration of the Roman rex Ancus Marcius seated on a throne and seemingly receiving advice from people. Illustration by Bridget Clarke.

Illustration of the Roman king Ancus Marcius seated on a throne and seemingly receiving advice from people.
Illustration copyright Bridget Clarke produced for Rex: The Seven Kings of Rome.

Description of Rex

“The regal period of Roman history is studied much less than other periods of Rome, which is a tragedy. It is so intertwined with myth that it provides fertile ground for academics and general readers alike. Peta (Dr G) and Fiona (Dr Rad) of the Partial Historians podcast retell the stories of the seven kings of Rome, using scholarship on this early period to help readers dissect the events recorded in narrative and annalistic sources like Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus. It interweaves mythology, written sources and archaeological material into a narrative of the period, examining each of the kings in detail. A final chapter explores the expulsion of the monarchy.”

Highlands Press

Looking to catch up of the kings of Rome from our podcast? You’ll need to head all the way back to Episode 36 – Romulus and Remus!

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

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