In this episode, we listen to noted historian Kyle Harper as he speaks to an Upper House audience during our recent Geneva Forum on what life was like in the Roman Empire in the time of Christ.

Kyle Harper is the G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty, Professor of Classics and Letters, and Senior Advisor to the President, all at the University of Oklahoma. Harper has been a Guggenheim Fellow and an Andrew Carnegie Fellow. He’s also a Fractal Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute. He is the author of 4 books including, “The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire”, which was first published in 2017 and provided a portion of the context for this presentation.  

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Credits: Music by Micah Behr, audio engineering by Jesse Koopman, graphic design by Madeline Ramsey.