Professor & Head of the Classics Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, Dr Richard Alston, joins the show to discuss the transition of when Rome went from a republic to an empire.
Some topics explored
- The specific transition of Rome from an republic to an empire;
- Some of the competing historical figures during this period including: Julius Caesar, Octavian (Augustus), Mark Antony, Cassius and Lepidus;
- How Roman government operated under Augustus’ rule;
- And more.
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- Professor Alston is the author of many publications on Roman history including the monographs: Rome’s Revolution: The Roman Civil Wars and the Fall of the Republic (Oxford University Press) and Aspects of Roman History 31 BC-AD 117 (Routledge)