A codified law, nascent territorial expansion, and the creation of such offices as the Quaestor and Tribune of the Plebs, all occurred in Rome during the 5th century BCE. Dr. Gary Forsythe, Texas Tech University, returns to the show to discuss what occurred with the Roman Republic during the century.
Professor Forsythe has previously appeared on the show in the episodes:
- Roman Kingdom to Republic w. Dr. Gary Forsythe (June 7, 2021)
- Myths & Legends of the Founding of Rome w. Dr. Gary Forsythe (April 27, 2021)
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- Professor Forsythe is author of nine books including the monograph A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War (University of California Press, 2006)