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Roman slavery and the man who started the First World War

Cambridge classicist Jerry Toner examines the lives of slaves in Ancient Rome and considers their status in Roman society. Meanwhile, Tim Butcher tells us about his search for the true story of Gavrilo Princip, the misunderstood assassin whose actions sparked the First World War

Published: May 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm
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Jerry Toner discusses the lives of slaves in Ancient Rome, while Tim Butcher explores the life of Gavrilo Princip, killer of Franz Ferdinand

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