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Syndication

The reign of Commodus turned on a botched assassination attempt orchestrated by his sister in 182 AD.
Direct download: 096-_The_Most_Aptly_Named_Emperor.mp3
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Marcus elevated Commodus to the position of co-Emperor and then died a few years later while campaigning in the north.
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In 175 Avidius Cassius led a brief revolt in the east that forced Marcus to postpone his final triumph along the Danube. 
Direct download: 094-_Revolt_and_Meditations.mp3
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The Romans fought a series of campaigns against a coalition of German tribes from 167-175. They were on the verge of total victory when news arrived of a rebellion in the east.

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