Tag: Junius Brutus

March 15, 2015 /

The Doctors head into the dangerous territory of the sixth century BCE. Junius Brutus, a key figure in the expulsion of the King Tarquinius Superbus, has been slain in battle. But the Tarquinii are down, not out. In this episode, witness the rise of Lars Porsenna and the noble deeds of Horatius Cocles! Click on the link to download or listen: Rome and Porsenna Artwork: Charles Le Brun 1642/3¬†Horatius Cocles Defending the Bridge.¬†Image courtesy of…

February 22, 2015 /

From the founding of the City (that would be Rome) to the downfall of the kings, Doctors R and G have reached a milestone in the history. In this episode, discover how Tarquinius Superbus attempts to hold on to power despite being exiled from Rome, how Brutus meets his end, as well as a heady discussion on topic of ‘well, what have we really learnt anyway so far?’ Click to listen or download: The Last…