Death Throes of the Republic I
The wars which elevate Rome to superpower status also sow the seed for the downfall of its political system. Money, slaves, ambition, political stalemate and class warfare prove to be a toxic, bloody mix
Publish Date:Sun, 27 Jun 2010 PST
Duration – 1:22:22
1. “Lives” by Plutarch
2. “Civil Wars” by Appian
Death Throes of the Republic II
Disaster threatens the Republic, but the cure might be worse than the disease. “The Dan Carlin version” of this story continues with ambition-addict Marius dominating the story and Plutarch dominating the sources.
Publish Date:Sun, 29 Aug 2010
Duration – 01:35:15
Death Throes of the Republic III
Rome’s political violence expands in intensity from riots and assassinations to outright war as the hyper-ambitious generals Marius and Sulla tear the Republic and its constitution apart vying for power and glory.
Publish Date:Sat, 29 Oct 2010
Duration – 01:37:47
Death Throes of the Republic IV
Sulla returns to Rome to show the Republic what REAL political violence looks like. Civil war and deadly partisan payback will pave the way for reforms pushed at sword point. Lots of heads will roll…literally.
Publish Date:Thu, 27 Jan 2011
Duration – 01:25:03
Death Throes of the Republic V
The last great generation of the Roman Republic emerges from the historical mists. The dynamic between Caesar, Cato, Cicero, Crassus and Pompey forms the axis around which the rest of this tale revolves.
Publish Date:Thu, 31 Mar 2011
Duration – 01:25:50
Death Throes of the Republic VI
In a massive finish to the “Dan Carlin version” of the fall of the Roman Republic, conspiracies, civil wars, beatniks of antiquity and a guy named Caesar figure prominently. Virtually everyone dies.
Publish Date:Wed, 29 Jun 2011
Duration – 05:25:32
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