Episode B1 – Triumph

Synopsis: The early years of Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Antony.

“And herein particularly did he give offense to the Romans, since he bestowed the honorable and solemn rites of his native country upon the Egyptians for Cleopatra’s sake.” – Plutarch, The Life of Marcus Antonius

“Pity fixed the eyes of the Romans upon the infants; and many of them could not forbear tears, and all beheld the sight with a mixture of sorrow and pleasure, until the children were passed.” – Plutarch, The Life of Lucius Aemilius Paulus

10 thoughts on “Episode B1 – Triumph

  1. Even as a teenage girl, you're still a really gripping narrator! Thank you for the new series, I'm enjoying hypothesizing about what the broader theme might be.

  2. Your whole series has been great, from the beginning. I've been hitting Roman, Byzantine, and English history pretty hard (Duncan, Pierson, and Crowther, respectively), and I found myself wondering, hey, what was happening before all this stuff? Your podcast was the perfect resource. Great content, and a very nice style! It's a pleasure that I see a bazillion episodes still to enjoy.

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