Tag: Spurius Cassius Vecellinus

August 17, 2017 /

We return to the fray to consider the late career of Spurius Cassius! The conflict between the the patricians and plebeians continue and Cassius appears to be running a populist campaign… In this episode we’ll consider how the political machinations between these groups play out under a new year and new consuls. The End of Spurius Cassius

July 14, 2017 /

Our narrative returns to the fray of Spurius Cassius’ political machinations while consul! Can he find a way to distribute Rome’s bounty three ways with the inclusion of the Latins and Hernicians? Find out as Drs R and G compare the narrative sources! Spurius Cassius and c. 486 BCE

June 5, 2017 /

A birth of a republic seems midwived by a lot of local conflict. In this episode, the Doctors return to explore Rome’s continued struggles with her most estimable neighbours, the Volscians, the Hernicans, and the Aequians. The intricacies really start to come to the surface in the consulship of Proculus Verginius and Spurius Cassius. Hear it all here! Proculus Verginius and Spurius Cassius   Artwork Credit: Francesco Salviati c. 1543-5. The Rout of the Volscii…

July 7, 2015 /

Well, dear listeners, Publicola has died and Rome has mourned … but wait, is that the Latins seeking an opportunity to kick Rome while she’s down? Quite, quite possibly. In this episode Doctors R and G explore the increasing tension between Rome and her Latin neighbours. Hear all the details in our latest episode, click to listen or download! Latin Machinations   The featured map in all its glory: