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The Tale of Rome

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A podcast-slash-novel of ancient Rome

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A podcast-slash-novel of ancient Rome

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29 Ratings
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Great History Podcast

By Eye Sunklow - Aug 13 2018
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Very informative and well edited.

Excellent

By hammer&sickle - Jan 17 2018
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The accent takes a little getting used to be the content is absolutely top notch.

iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
2
2
0
0

Great History Podcast

By Eye Sunklow - Aug 13 2018
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Very informative and well edited.

Excellent

By hammer&sickle - Jan 17 2018
Read more
The accent takes a little getting used to be the content is absolutely top notch.
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The Tale of Rome

Latest release on Mar 05, 2019

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A podcast-slash-novel of ancient Rome

Rank #1: Episode 3 – Roman M Seeking F

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— After all, all those immigrants were nothing more than a bunch of despicable losers!

Jul 25 2017

16mins

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Rank #2: Episode 40 – Livy and Virgil

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— Instead, people die the day nobody ever talks about them, or even thinks about them.

Jun 06 2018

23mins

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Rank #3: Episode 5 – Numa, the god Whisperer

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— There could be only one such Pontifex Maximus, and the job was for life.

Aug 31 2017

17mins

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Rank #4: Episode 4 – Throne of Thunders

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— Not because they were better or smarter, or because they were right all along, and certainly not because they were God's chosen people...

Aug 30 2017

15mins

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Rank #5: Episode 6 – Tullus Hostilius’ Holy Cow

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— Tullus! Come on, man! Faking being dragged into a war, is the second oldest trick in human history of civilizations!

Sep 03 2017

20mins

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Rank #6: Episode 39 – State of the Union – 320 BC

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— From this point of view, I can hardly wait until we get to the Emperors!

May 08 2018

30mins

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Rank #7: Episode 13 — State of the Union – 509 BC

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— Thank you, Mr. Uderzo!
And thank you, Mr. Goscinny, may you rest in peace.

Oct 16 2017

43mins

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Rank #8: Episode 38 – The First Gladiators

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— The Romans are a people who do NOT know how to remain quiet after a defeat.

Apr 30 2018

31mins

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Rank #9: Episode 37 – The Caudine Forks

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— Aeliana's body was placed on the left side of her husband Lucius' body.

Apr 26 2018

28mins

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Rank #10: Episode 36 – Death by the Volcano

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— For thinking that the enemy sent his Triarii too early, the Latins ended up sending their own ones too early, and that cost them the battle.

Apr 18 2018

30mins

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Rank #11: Episode 16 – The Battle of Lake Regillus

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— “I have five daughters,” said the giant.

Nov 21 2017

19mins

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Rank #12: Episode 26 – State of the Union – 390 BC

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— Not for nothing there’s a saying that goes something like “your best friend is sometimes the enemy of your enemy.”

Feb 04 2018

36mins

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Rank #13: Episode 24 – Marcus Furius Camillus

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— “Don’t do anything halfway through, son.”

Jan 16 2018

21mins

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Rank #14: Episode 29 – The First Plebeian Consul

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— When Lucius Sextus Lateranus walked up those stairs, he was conscious that all Rome was staring at him.

Feb 19 2018

20mins

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Rank #15: Episode 35 – Alexander of Epirus

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— Alcetas, Arymbas, Aeacides, and Pyrrhus. Great-grandfather, grandfather, father, and son.

Apr 04 2018

32mins

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Rank #16: Episode 7 – Ancus Marcius Founds Ostia

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— Come on! Don't make me laugh!

Sep 10 2017

20mins

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Rank #17: Episode 30 – The Samnite Mountains

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— While Rome did everything using their own fists and nails, Carthage outsourced the work to others, as to not to get their fists and nails dirty.

Feb 22 2018

22mins

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Rank #18: Episode 22 – Decades of Death and Plagues

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— And believe me, every citizen of Rome had a personal explanation of why the gods abandoned Rome.

Jan 09 2018

17mins

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Rank #19: Episode 18 – The Twelve Tables

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— No Plebeian citizen was allowed to marry a Patrician in Rome.

Dec 09 2017

18mins

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Rank #20: Episode 15 – King Lars Porsenna

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— The Romans gave him as much land as he could circle in one day with an ox and a plow, and they’d also give him a cow.

Nov 07 2017

19mins

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Episode 46 – The Third Samnite War

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— That’s right, when the Etruscans heard that Corvus was leading the roman troops, they got into their fort and did not want to come out, not even to check on the weather.

Mar 05 2019

27mins

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Episode 45 – Fabius Rullianus and Papirius Cursor

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— "Fortified camps are to be defended by arms, rather than arms being defended by fortified camps," Rullianus said.

Feb 15 2019

38mins

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Episode 44 – Plutarch and Dionysius of Halicarnassus

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— In order to really appreciate the beauty of a beach, one should not be swimming in the sea, neck-deep in the water.

Jan 17 2019

35mins

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Episode 43 – The Appian Way – Part Two

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— The wheelbarrow as we know it, made its appearance in Europe around the tenth century, at the height of the Dark Ages.

Jan 15 2019

38mins

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Announcing Season 2

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I did it!

Dec 31 2018

7mins

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Episode 42 – The Appian Way

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— And more than once, it happened that clients would get the wrong door, and walk into the school, before they realized, there were no girls there, but young students instead.

Sep 25 2018

30mins

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Episode 41 – The End of the Great War

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— In the end, Gaius Pontius saw that his old father — Herennius Pontius, had been right all along. Samnia now had a deadly enemy called Rome, and all Romans could think of, was vengeance.

Sep 05 2018

38mins

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Episode 40 – Livy and Virgil

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— Instead, people die the day nobody ever talks about them, or even thinks about them.

Jun 06 2018

23mins

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Episode 39 – State of the Union – 320 BC

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— From this point of view, I can hardly wait until we get to the Emperors!

May 08 2018

30mins

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Episode 38 – The First Gladiators

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— The Romans are a people who do NOT know how to remain quiet after a defeat.

Apr 30 2018

31mins

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Episode 37 – The Caudine Forks

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— Aeliana's body was placed on the left side of her husband Lucius' body.

Apr 26 2018

28mins

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Episode 36 – Death by the Volcano

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— For thinking that the enemy sent his Triarii too early, the Latins ended up sending their own ones too early, and that cost them the battle.

Apr 18 2018

30mins

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Episode 35 – Alexander of Epirus

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— Alcetas, Arymbas, Aeacides, and Pyrrhus. Great-grandfather, grandfather, father, and son.

Apr 04 2018

32mins

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Episode 34 – From Crete to Campania

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— Our great-grandfather killed for his country. He was defending Rome.

Mar 29 2018

22mins

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Episode 33 – Latins and Romans

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— The Gauls never stopped being a nightmare, deep in the subconscious of the Roman psyche.

Mar 25 2018

21mins

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Episode 32 – Marcus Valerius Corvus

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— Apparently, the gods of the Romans didn't feel like going to bed, on that day.

Mar 06 2018

22mins

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Episode 31 – The Grass Crown

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— Dessert – Sliced Campanian honeydew melon, served with sweet cabbages from the Suessula region, and accompanied by assorted goat cheese from the Apennines.

Feb 26 2018

26mins

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Episode 30 – The Samnite Mountains

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— While Rome did everything using their own fists and nails, Carthage outsourced the work to others, as to not to get their fists and nails dirty.

Feb 22 2018

22mins

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Episode 29 – The First Plebeian Consul

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— When Lucius Sextus Lateranus walked up those stairs, he was conscious that all Rome was staring at him.

Feb 19 2018

20mins

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Episode 28 – The Tarpeian Rock

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— No one wanted a king — not even Plebes, full of debts.

Feb 17 2018

16mins

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iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
2
2
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Great History Podcast

By Eye Sunklow - Aug 13 2018
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Very informative and well edited.

Excellent

By hammer&sickle - Jan 17 2018
Read more
The accent takes a little getting used to be the content is absolutely top notch.