The grandeur and the decadence, the cunning and the brutality, the surprising prominence of imperial women in a man’s world, and the practical wisdom that allowed Rome to maintain its rule over millions for centuries before finally losing its grip in the West: it’s all there in one book. Ten Caesars – now one of Amazon’s choices for best books …
How do you get inside an enemy’s head? The new season of my ANTIQUITAS podcast, featuring “Great Battles of the Ancient World,” shows how it’s done.
My take in The Daily Beast on our historical ignorance and its danger: “Americans may be amnesiacs but there is a whole world out there that never forgets the past.”
I enjoyed talking with Nina Martyris of NPR about how Imperial Rome partied.
Here is my interview with Spencer Kornhaber of The Atlantic.
I tried to tell Dany what to do, really I did. But did she listen?
I had great fun talking to the Observer about the historical accuracy of “Game of Thrones.”
I had a great time talking with Ryan about my book and I enjoyed our lively conversation.
Insights ancient and modern in a conversation with Richard Hurowitz on The Rostrum
My podcast interview with pirate host, the great Jack Butler.