Episode 41: Ancient Asides 4-The Roman Emperors

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In the fourth installment of this occasional series looking at Roman politics, Coyle and Jordan pick up with the death of Augustus, the problem of succession, and the era of imperial Rome.

Best, worst, and craziest Emperors:

Jordan’s Best: Vespasian
Jordan’s Worst: Nero
Jordan’s Craziest: Caligula

Coyle’s Best: Vespasian
Coyle’s Worst: Claudius
Coyle’s Craziest: Caligula

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