Julius Caesar and the Death of the Republic

Within sixty days of crossing the Rubicon, Julius Caesar took control of the entire Italian peninsula—almost without bloodshed. But until he defeated Pompey, Caesar’s victories were temporary.

Now Caesar would face Rome’s greatest general and his own greatest rival. Pompey had more experience, more troops, and more supplies, and he knew every move Caesar planned to make before he made it.

The odds were not in Caesar’s favor–but that’s just how he liked it. Get the show notes here.

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