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The Storm Before the Storm
- The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic
- By: Mike Duncan
- Narrated by: Mike Duncan
- Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. After its founding in 509 BCE, the Romans refused to allow a single leader to seize control of the state and grab absolute power. The Roman commitment to cooperative government and peaceful transfers of power was unmatched in the history of the ancient world. But by the year 133 BCE, the republican system was unable to cope with the vast empire Rome now ruled.
Another Mike Duncan book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- By Anonymous User on 27-02-2018
Mike Duncan does it again
Just like his podcasts, Storm before the storm is well research, entertaining and easy to listen to. Highly recommend for anyone interested in Roman history or contemporary politics because the parallels are concerning!