Queens of the East

or “Hey Scott, what is this new series all about , anyway?”As historian Warwick Ball put it, “History can never resist a warrior queen” – and, well, neither can I.  Of course, since most ancient societies were patriarchal, the most common way for women to […]

Episode B5 – Eclipsis

Synopsis: The birth of Juba and Selene’s children, Ptolemy and Drusilla, and the death of Cleopatra Selene. “The moon herself grew dark, rising at sunset, Covering her suffering in the night, Because she saw her beautiful namesake, Selene, Breathless, descending to Hades, With her she’d […]

Episode B4 – Limitem Mundi

Synopsis: Juba and Selene begin their rule of Mauretania. “Cato said…they must make no prayer for him; prayer belonged to the conquered, and the craving of grace to those who had done wrong; but for his part he had not only been unvanquished all his […]