From Commodus to Caracalla

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From Commodus to Caracalla
Episode 12 of The Roman Empire

32 mins

Marcus Aurelius may have been a wise philosopher, but he didn't act wisely when appointing his son Commodus as heir, who turned out to be a throwback to the megalomania of Caligula and Nero. Emperor Septimius Severus provided...

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Gregory S. Aldrete
The Great Courses