Tag: Tribune of the Plebs

August 31, 2023 /
June 15, 2023 /

422 and 421 BCE see the fall-out of Sempronius’ military disaster with the Volsci. But things are about to get complicated as four tribunes, previous cavalry leaders, emerge as a political force to be reckoned with…

November 21, 2016 /

As the suspense develops in Coriolanus’ career, how are the relationships between the patricians and plebeians working out? With the new force of the tribune of the plebs to reckon with, Coriolanus is not a happy patrician.

March 22, 2016 /

It turns out the First Succession is only the start of Rome’s troubles. The ongoing struggle is manifest in the development of the Tribune of the Plebs. This important political position emerges from struggle and in this episode we explore that political birth.