New Humanists
New Humanists
Nov 15, 2022
How to Stage a Coup | No Republic Was Ever Greater, Ep. 2
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This is the second episode of our series about Livy's "Ab Urbe Condita," called "No Republic Was Ever Greater." The story of the founding of Rome continues with the story of twin brothers Romulus and Remus, as they escape certain death in a coup against their grandfather, grow up as shepherd bandits, and stage a counter-coup to return their grandfather to power. 

Livy's Ab Urbe Condita:

Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy:

Fustel de Coulanges's La Cité Antique (French):

Fustel de Coulanges's The Ancient City (English):

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