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A good decision, Mike. I hope someday you take up the mic once again. Congratulations to you and Mrs History-of-Rome! Thank-you for all your work for these years. Your voice has been a comforting companion as the seasons passed. My own son - Atticus - turns two this Saturday. I'll make sure he knows he owes his name to you (and Harper Lee).
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2012 on 173- The Broken Bow at The History of Rome
Another great episode. I've loved this podcast for years now...are we nearing the end so soon? But I for one am interested in hearing your take on American History, as you've discussed before. Cheers
Toggle Commented Aug 16, 2011 on 147- Capitulation at The History of Rome
I too am fascinated by the economics of this time period. I loved all the tidbits you gave us about Diocletian's reforms.
Thanks Nicole. I'll pick it up!
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2011 on 142- You've Earned It at The History of Rome
Anyone read Gore Vidal's "Julian"? We're coming up quickly on this emperor, and this book came up briefly in another podcast I listen to (
Toggle Commented Jul 4, 2011 on 142- You've Earned It at The History of Rome
These Praetorians are a fickle bunch. Didn't anyone try to mitigate their power in some way? Such as rotating members of the urban cohort through frontier legions, or creating several competing legions of Praetorians so that power couldn't coalesce? Cheers, R
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2010 on 98- Purchasing Power at The History of Rome