Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Roman empress Agrippina the Younger.
Greg Jenner takes us back to 1st-century Rome to meet Agrippina the Younger.
The United Nations intervention in Bosnia, and the hesitation of Bill Clinton.
Ian McKellen reads Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of Virgil's Aeneid.
Neil MacGregor is with the great rulers of the world over 2000 years ago.
Archaeologist Barry Cunliffe nominates ancient Roman leader Julius Caesar.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and reputation of Julius Caesar.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the most notorious rulers of ancient Rome.
Christopher Biggins champions the life of the Roman Emperor Nero.
translated by Cecil Day-Lewis, adapted by Tom Holland.
From The Essay on Radio 3
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ‘The Aeneid’, Virgil's great epic poem about Rome.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Augustan Age in Rome.