No one presents the military history of the ancient world with greater insight and panache than Strauss.Publishers Weekly


Author, Educator and Historian

Barry holds fellowships from the American Academy at Rome, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the American Enterprise Institute, the German Academic Exchange Program, the Korea Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, among others. He is the recipient of Cornell’s Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Masters of Command

In his most recently published book, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world – Alexander, Hannibal and Caesar – waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and off the battlefield.


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