Tag: Historiography

November 16, 2015 /

Titus Livius, better known to the English-speaking world as Livy, is the figure for consideration in this episode. The Doctors take a brief detour from their exploration of the History of Rome from the Founding of the City to consider one of our chief historical narrative sources for the Regal period and the Early Republic. Livy’s life, his work, and questions of historiographical interest are all up for the discussion. The Doctors are back! Join…

October 5, 2015 /

The Doctors return, dear listeners, with a special episode on the historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus! We’ve been considering the history of Rome from the founding of the city and after some epic conflicts and battles around Rome, it seems time to consider in more detail our sources. Dr Greenfield has been reading the Antiquitates Romanae ‘The Roman History’ of Dionysius of Halicarnassus. In this episode, Doctors G and R consider our source material in a…