11 – Boudica’s Rebellion, Part Two

60 CE

Having burned several cities to the ground, Boudica and her army of enraged Britons are a seemingly unstoppable force. However, Governor Suetonius has returned from the West, and has marshalled his forces. It was a conflict is so famous that even Tacitus wrote of it... and only one general would come out on top.

(History of Britain, History of England, History of Wales, Celtic History, Roman History)

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  5 Replies to “11 – Boudica’s Rebellion, Part Two”

  1. Mark Lussky
    December 11, 2014 at 10:42 am

    I recall that when I took Latin in High School that Agricola was pronounced by my instructor Mrs. Eley as Ag-REEK-oh-la, whereas your style reminds me of a carbonated beverage for farmers.[ Of course, the word agricola does in fact mean farmer.]

  2. Alex
    January 29, 2016 at 7:26 am

    Any chance you could cite the various music you include in the podcasts?! Great stuff.

    • January 29, 2016 at 8:39 am

      That’s a good idea, I’ll try to be better about that. As I recall the only music I used in this episode was Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack to Navajo Joe. That’s the “AhhhhhhhAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA EAAAAGGHHHH!!!!!!!!” song, and the other epic guitar one.

      • April 26, 2016 at 5:13 am

        “That’s the “AhhhhhhhAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA EAAAAGGHHHH!!!!!!!!” song”

        This had me giggling at my desk for a good 5 minutes. Excellent description of the song! ;D

  3. Matt and Cait
    March 30, 2016 at 5:44 am

    This two-parter has LONG been my favorite. The music mix, the story (which I suppose to be fair you can’t credit yourself for completely), the vigor in your speech….it just a pleasure to listen to.

    Pretty sure I am going to name a kid after Boudica now…if the wife is game of course.

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