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Our world through Roman eyes, with Tom Holland

10 August 2023

3:00 AM

10 August 2023

3:00 AM

In some respects, the Romans feel strangely familiar. In the great men (and yes, they were almost always men) of the Roman Empire, we can glimpse human motivations, desires and flaws that we share today. At the same time, the Romans inhabited a world replete with some (thankfully) not so familiar features: eunuchs, prophecy, incest and barbarism.

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