Letters and Politics

Fund Drive Special- The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic

A conversation with Mike Duncan about his book The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic. He explains how the accumulation of inequalities, social prejudice and corruption led the Roman Republic to its fall.

Guest: Mike Duncan is one of the foremost history podcasters in the world. His award winning series The History of Rome chronologically narrated the entire history of the Roman Empire over 189 weekly episodes. Running from 2007-2012, it generated more than 56 million downloads and remains one of the most popular history podcasts on the internet.  Currently, Duncan has continued to produce his ongoing series Revolutions-now exploring the great political revolutions of the world. The latest English, American, French, and Haitian Revolutions generating more than 12 million downloads.

 

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