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Barry Wins the Premio Lucio Colletti

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To recognize his extensive archaeological work and historical research, Barry Strauss will be honored in Rome on Saturday, June 20, 2015 by receiving the prestigious Premio Lucio Colletti. An annual prize in honor of the titular Italian philosopher and politician, the award was established by the Italian government and is given to journalists, scholars and writers.

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Appealing and Appalling

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The worldwide fandom of The Death of Caesar continues! The Hindu, one of India’s most widely circulated national papers, enlisted me for a poignant interview published today which you can read online here. Instead of focusing solely on the content of the book, Mini Anthikad Chhibber, the interviewer, aims the conversation at the research process and the present-day renaissance in …

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Fragility of the Republic

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In the latest review of The Death of Caesar, Joseph Bottum at Library of Law and Liberty analyzes why we are perpetually fascinated with the short stretch of time around Caesar’s assassination and why this brief period continues to have an impact on society. As Bottum puts it, The Death of Caesar is ‘a gift to readers’ and we feel …

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