Nov 20 • 42M

Digging Up Romulus: The Mythical Founder of Rome

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Petros Koutoupis
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In this episode, host, Petros Koutoupis, sits down with historical researcher and author, Marc Hyden. They discuss Marc’s latest book, Romulus: The Legend of Rome’s Founding Father. Is there any historical basis to the mythical founder of Rome and the Roman peoples? How did his story evolve over the centuries? What credible evidence is there to prove the existence of Romulus? Can we date the beginnings of the city to the time the ancient writers say? Tune in to find out.