Combat & Classics

Ep. 7: Shakespeare’s Coriolanus

March 17, 2017 43 minutes 2 seconds podcast Download (MP3)

How do military leaders relate to the civilians they protect? In this episode, Lise, Jeff and Brian discuss that and other questions raised by this Shakespearean tragedy. The story of Coriolanus, a Roman general, starts with an heroic victory for Rome, but ends with exile, defection to the enemy, and ultimately death.

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