The NPR Fresh Air Interview With Mary Beard
Fascinating stuff from last November, re-aired today because her book is out in paperback next week.
Historian Mary Beard has spent her career working through the texts and source materials of ancient Rome. She has written several books on the subject — including her most recent work, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome — but she doesn’t feel like she’s close to being done with the topic.
Don’t miss it.