Fund Drive Special – Ancient Rome: From Republic to Empire Series (Part 1 of 3)

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Today we begin our three part series Ancient Rome: From Republic to Empire, in which we explore the nature of the Roman Republic compared and contrasted to our own. We also look at how the Roman Republic evolved into an empire. 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 $180 Book: Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny by Edward J. Watts $150 [1] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

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