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The Roman Podcasts, Episode 8 – Appius Claudius, History’s Biggest Jerk

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The Roman Podcasts, Episode 8 – Appius Claudius, History’s Biggest Jerk

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And now we come to the tale of Appius Claudius, and how he was the Platonic Form of asshole.

Note: We’re incorrect near the end of the episode when we say that the laws passed at this time allowed intermarriage between Plebeians and Patricians. That actually happens late. Nostra Culpae.