Julius Caesar and the Pirates' Ransom: The Show Notes - Ancient History Fangirl
Become a Patron! First off, here’s the Baby Shark song. BOOM, now it’s in your head. You’re welcome. Also, here’s Mountain to Move: So here are some of the key players in this story. Marius: Marius is Shocked! Shocked I say! And Sulla: Just kidding. THIS is Sulla (although our working theory is that he was actually just a burlap sack full of worms the whole time): Our big modern sources on this were: Adrian Goldsworthy’s Caesar: Life of a Colossus Jack Johnson’s Ambition without Boundaries: How Julius Caesar’s Thirst for Conquest Shaped the Ancient World, and Impacted the Modern One Richard Bauman’s Women and Politics in Ancient Rome Our ancient sources include: Plutarch’s Parallel Lives (Bernadotte Perrin translation): Life of Sulla Life of Marius Life of Caesar Suetonius’ Twelve Caesars: Life of Caesar (J.C. Rolfe translation)