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06 Nero

June 10th, 2016

06_Nero.jpgThe last of the Julii-Claudians; Nero is one of the most famous of all the emperors... But does he deserve to be so? He may have a coffee shop named after him, but does he have that certain something? Find out how well he knew his mother, how much he loved to sing, how many plots he had to kill people and how not to commit suicide. 

05 Claudius

May 27th, 2016

Claudius! Who is this man? Is he the village idiot? An acting mastermind? A clever leader? A man struggling with disability? A man ruled by his wives and freedman? A sadistic madman? It is hard to be sure. All we do know, is that he fought a Killer Whale and won. (Oh, and had a pet rock).

04 Caligula

May 20th, 2016

Who is this misunderstood youth? All he did was try to restore the empire after his evil Uncle Tiberius died. He built an aqueduct and restored the temples... and stopped the Great Shell Invasion of 40CE. And heard the voices of dead people and killed all his family and stole peoples wives and threw people to the wolves and forced marched the senate and built a pointless bridge and exiled his wives and invited people to his horse's house and ...(fade to black). Oh dear.

03 Tiberius

May 14th, 2016


Tiberius is considered to be the 5th or 6th or 7th or 8th worst emperor of all time. Is this justified? Or was he just a lonely man with the weight of the world on his shoulders and an excel spread sheet?  Also find out: Who was given a pet  rock! Who Fought all the battles now Agrippa is dead! Who holds the Roman land speed record! Who keeps killing everyone! Much much more...

02 Augustus

May 7th, 2016


Join us as we cover the first Roman Emperor: Augustus! (Or Octavius...or Octavian...) Was he a fearless leader? Or just someone with good friends and a famous uncle? Find out exactly where he hid during all the important battles and how he got Agrippa to rebuild Rome.


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