🎧 The Rise and Fall of Brutus
🎧 The Ancients • 1h 14m
Marcus Junius Brutus is best known as one of the conspirators against Julius Caesar, but there's so much more to his complex story. In today's episode, we continue our mini-series, all about the events of March 15th 44BC. Tristan is joined by Dr. Steele Brand to talk through the rise and downfall of Ceasar's most notorious assassin; Marcus Brutus.
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🎧 The Death of Julius Caesar
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🎧 The Origins of Ukraine
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