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Roman History Podcast focusing on the life and times of one of Rome's greatest generals.

Pompey the Great and the Fall of the Roman Republic Alan Keith and Lucas Murphy

    • Onderwijs

Roman History Podcast focusing on the life and times of one of Rome's greatest generals.

    Episode 11: BONUS! Roman Warfare

    Episode 11: BONUS! Roman Warfare

    In our latest installment, we diverge from our usual timeline and enter into a discussion of Roman Warfare in general. Hope you enjoy!

    • 52 min.
    Episode 10 - The Pirate Menace pt. 2

    Episode 10 - The Pirate Menace pt. 2

    This episode is the meat and potatoes of the war against piracy. We talk legates, strategy, and the politics of war. Also a few obligatory pirate jokes.

    • 51 min.
    Episode 9 - The Pirate Menace Pt. 1

    Episode 9 - The Pirate Menace Pt. 1

    With the Carthaginians long since eradicated from the Mediterranean, the seas become lawless hosts to a growing number of pirates. The problem gets so bad for Rome that it threatens their very survival. Rome again turns to a strong man and the strongest man of the day just so happens to be, Pompey the Great!

    • 45 min.
    Episode 8 The Consulship of Pompey and Crassus

    Episode 8 The Consulship of Pompey and Crassus

    In this episode we see two of the soon-to-be most powerful men in Rome get their first taste of the most powerful position in Rome, The Consulship. The two vary in style and end the year on uneasy terms and setting the tone for the rest of their careers.

    • 50 min.
    Episode 7 The War with Sertorius (Spanish War)

    Episode 7 The War with Sertorius (Spanish War)

    With the civil war under control in Italy, the Roman eyes look toward Spain. The skilled general Sertorius builds a stronghold that begins to threaten Rome, reminding Romans of Hannibals invasion yet again. Pompey and M. Pius are sent to put an end to Sertorius, but Sertorius doesnt go without a fight!

    • 50 min.
    Episode 6 The Lepidus Affair

    Episode 6 The Lepidus Affair

    After Sulla molds Rome into his own image, upstarts begin to stir the crowd once again. They get help from an unlikely ally - Pompey the Great. Pompey lends his support for the consul Lepidus against Sulla's wishes only to squash his rebellion later. Puzzling politics indeed.

    • 51 min.

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