Tag: Plutarch

March 20, 2017 /

It’s time for a special episode! After such a tumultuous life, it comes as no surprise that Coriolanus goes on to have a legacy that spreads after his literal death. So Coriolanus dies, but he lives! In this episode, the Doctors turn their roving eye on how the story of Coriolanus has been transformed by his reappearance into the cultural mind of the West through Shakespeare’s play and the centuries that follow. Find out all the…

August 26, 2016 /

The Doctors pursue the different elements coming to the fore in the 490s BCE by looking at a little more detail at the development of the position of aedile, and the significance of the fetiale priests in matters relating to war, peace, and oaths. And no episode looking at this period would be complete without more on the developing career of Coriolanus! Hear it all here: Aediles, Fetiales, and Coriolanus