In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the story of the richest man in ancient Rome, who was a real nasty piece of work: Marcus Licinius Crassus.
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Image: Blondeel, Lanceloot. The death of Marcus Licinius Crassus. Between circa 1548 and circa 1558. Oil. Groeningemuseum, Bruges, Belgium. Via Wikimedia.