EI Weekly Listen — Roman geopolitics, an exercise in myth-making by Richard Miles

Once established, Roman exceptionalism and empire needed to be justified and maintained. The practical application of mythology was one way in which this was achieved. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Romulus and Remus, Rome's founding fathers depicted in the Duomo of Siena.
Romulus and Remus, Rome's founding fathers depicted in the Duomo of Siena. Credit: Fred de Noyelle via Getty
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