City of Man, Episode 26: Ancient Asides 1–Roman Government

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Happy New Year! In today’s episode, Coyle launches a new series of occasional podcasts, Ancient Asides, with Jordan Poss, who frequently appears on the Sectarian Review podcast. In this series, Coyle and Jordan look at Roman politics and how it matters for us today. Today, they talk about the Roman conception of virtue and how it manifests itself in their political institutions and social life.

Show Notes

The promised list of Latin terms:

Imperium
Auctoritas
Patrician
Plebeian
Optimates
Populares
Libertas
Dignitas
Gravitas
Fides
Mos maiorum
Nova rerum
Pater familias
Pietas
Virtus

 

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