The Battle of Lake Trasimene – episode notes and transcription.

I hope the below helps with the episode. Here’s the episode in case you wanted to listen, the transcription is at the bottom. Maps. Hannibal started out near modern day Bologna (red pin), crossing the Apennines he arrived near Pistoia (yellow pin). Next was the march through a flooded landscape before arriving on dry land. …

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The Saturnalia

The Saturnalia was a festival which began around the 17th of December, many of its elements (partying and gifts) have been linked to events of December in the modern day. But what went on exactly? Origins. The main character involved in all of this was the god Saturn, primarily an agricultural deity, but with one …

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Fantasy Dinner Guests with Helen McVeigh – episode notes.

Well, I’ve been thinking about this format for a while. So I hope you enjoyed the episode. Please rate/review if you can. The episode. My guest. You can find Helen’s on her website H.M. Classics Academy or on twitter (@ClassicsAcademy). If you fancy giving this a go then feel free to contact me (email on …

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