Ep. 1 - Rome: Empire Without Limit with Mary Beard

Rome: Empire Without Limit with Mary Beard

Classics professor Mary Beard reaches back to the myths and legends of the origins of Rome to gain an insight into the deep-rooted psyche of the people of this city born of fratricide and rape. Rome was also an asylum for outcasts and exiles, and because of this it adopted an inclusive approach toward its neighbours and defeated enemies. The expansion of the city brought in territory in Italy and Sicily, where Rome first came head to head with and eventually defeated its great rival, Carthage.
Aired:
Aug 13, 2019
Watch Until:
Sep 11, 2019