The Rise and Fall of Carthage — Carthage was a trading hub of the ancient world, challenging the budding Roman Republic. In 264 B.C., Rome and Carthage began the Punic Wars, which continued for more than a century. Tune in to learn more about the rise — and fall — of Carthage.
Melvyn Bragg is joined by Mary Beard, Jo Crawley-Quinn and Ellen O’Gorman to discuss the destruction of the ancient city of Carthage by the Romans
89: Provincial Matters — In which I talk for way too long about where the best tin deposits in the Roman Empire can be found.
Insert Well Known Idiom Here — In 49 BC Caesar led a single legion across the Rubicon River, sparking a civil war that would lead to the death of the Roman Republic.