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'Why on Earth do we need a new history of Rome?' (Answers within)

Sep 29, 2016

From Romulus and Remus to its infamous fall, the once “small, ordinary” town of Rome came to define empire and change the world forever. British scholar, television host and author Mary Beard has made mining the history of that empire her central work.

Beard is a classics professor at Cambridge and the author of “SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.” 

She spoke at Town Hall Seattle on September 19. Sonya Harris recorded her talk.

Listen to the full event below.

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