38 min

Episode CXXII - Purple by Merit Emperors of Rome

With the murder of Caracalla one of the most unlikely men steps into power. Macrinus is unassuming, of the wrong position, and the wrong class. He’d argue he’s the best man for the job, but very few in Rome would agree with him.

Guest:
Dr Caillan Davenport (Senior Lecturer, Roman History, Macquarie University)

With the murder of Caracalla one of the most unlikely men steps into power. Macrinus is unassuming, of the wrong position, and the wrong class. He’d argue he’s the best man for the job, but very few in Rome would agree with him.

Guest:
Dr Caillan Davenport (Senior Lecturer, Roman History, Macquarie University)

38 min

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