S01 E57 - Peter Stothard on Crassus - The First Tycoon

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
This week's pod is with the acclaimed classicist and historian, Peter Stothard. In his return to the show after our chat on The Ides of March, Peter discusses Marcus Licinius Crassus - the fabulously wealthy politician and commander who came a cropper at Carrhae up against the Persian Empire, after having defeated Spartacus.Crass was a ri  ...  See more
Oct 15 2022
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