Sunday, February 21, 2016

Mary Beard: Why Classics Matter

Mary Beard author of SPQR, a recent history of Rome, talks about the relation of the contemporary mind to turbulence in the Roman world. She touches on Cicero and the Catilinian conspiracy, terrorism, civil liberties, Brutus, the assassination of Julius Caesar, what Caesar actually said, the transition to empire, and more. Podcast on to the best of our knowledge.

Roman Forum seen from the Capitoline

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