Barry Strauss is Professor of History and Classics, Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies at Cornell University, Series Editor of the Princeton History of the Ancient World, an author of seven books, and a military and naval historian and consultant.

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The Death of Caesar

The story you learned in high school about Caesar’s death is wrong. In this book, Barry Strauss has reexamined the historical sources to tell the real events surrounding Julius Caesar’s assassination on the Ides of March.