Did Spurius Maelius incite the violence, or was Ahala a secret assassin? Things are very messy in Rome and there’s some mopping up to do!
Tag: Lucius Minucius Esquilinus Augurinus
It’s c. 458 BCE and Rome’s troubles culminate in the appointment of a dictator. In this episode we explore the context which leads to the appointment of this emergency position and trace Rome’s progress as she attempts to face enemies on multiple fronts.
The Romans find themselves on the wrong end of Aequian aggression and its not long before we meet Cloelius Gracchus!