The Roman Intelligence Officer who was stationed in Britain – Podcast 3

The Roman Army wasn’t just legionaries and building roads…

In our third podcast, we look at an unusual funerary inscription on display in the Ashmolean’s Randolph Gallery. It was set up for a speculator, an intelligence officer who was stationed in Britain. After his service was finished, he did the intelligent thing and went back to sunny Rome, where his friends set up an inscription on his death.

To hear more about the man and his friends, and to see the stone in detail, click below.

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