Fund Drive Special – Ancient Rome: From Republic to Empire Series (Part 2 of 3)


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Today, we hear part two of Ancient Rome: From Republic to Empire series. In this episode we continue our conversation with Edward J. Watts diving in to what tore the ancient Roman Republic apart. We talk about what happened in the more than one hundred years in which the Roman republic descended into chaos caused by factional fighting that at first was very political but then turned violent. Guest: Edward J. Watts holds the Alkiviadis Vassiliadis endowed Chair and is professor of history at the University of California, San Diego. The author and editor of several prize-winning books, including The Final Pagan Generation. His latest is Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny. Support KPFA, Donate today! [1] MP3 CD Rome: From Republic to Empire. 3 One Hour Shows with Edward Watts and Barry Strauss $75 MP3 CD The Rise & Fall of the Roman Empire $120 USB Drive The Ancient History Pack (Over 30 interviews) $180 Book: Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny by Edward J. Watts $150 [1]

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