The second season of the podcast, “ANTIQUITAS: Leaders and Legends of the Ancient World,” has begun. This season the focus in the death and life of Julius Caesar. Listen to the podcast here.
Watch this teaser for my forthcoming new book TEN CAESARS: ROMAN EMPERORS FOR AUGUSTUS TO CONSTANTINE.
The French translation of The Death of Caesar (La Mort de César, Albin Michel, 2018) has received a warm critical reception. Here is a selection from recent reviews: “Caesar probably never cried, when addressing Brutus, ‘You too, my son?’ That’s what you learn reading the story of the last moments of the dictator, orchestrated by an American, Barry Strauss, who, …
Here’s a writeup of my Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Faculty Lecture.
My take on risky business in the Hoover Institution’s Strategika: Conflicts of the Past as Lessons for the Present.
Here is a podcast of my public-radio interview on The Death of Caesar with Stewart Harris of “Your Weekly Constitutional.”
I spoke with Dr. Francesco Maria Galassi about The Death of Caesar in the lovely Italian countryside earlier this summer.
I had a fine time chatting with Talking Points Memo about Russia, ISIS and leadership ancient and modern. Here is a link to the conversation: Barry-Strauss_Livechat TPM May 18, 2017
Three items of interest for today: The video of my recent speech at Google is now online discussing what leadership lessons you can learn from Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra An article on the burning of Toronto (called York at the time) and one of its overlooked outcomes Another brief article on the Korean War and its …
A series of updates about history and modern leadership: A video lecture about the bad boys of the Roman Empire, Nero and Caligula, as a part of the prestigious Great Lives series at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia A podcast about how leaders can gain a competitive advantage through lessons from history given at the Commonwealth Club of …