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  • The War that Made the Roman Empire

    Antony, Cleopatra, and
    Octavian at Actium

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  • Ten Caesars

    Roman Emperors
    from Augustus to Constantine

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Prepare for tomorrow by learning from yesterday.

Rediscover Antiquity

In this riveting and exciting history, learn about one of history’s most important and yet little-known wars. Culminating at the Battle of Actium, its outcome determined the future of the Roman Empire.
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A potent summation of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire, from rise to reinvention, as seen through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine.
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Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Roman Senate in 44 B.C., the last casualty of one civil war and the first casualty of the next — one which would end the Republic and inaugurate the Roman Empire.
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Tactics and weapons change, but war remains much the same. Understanding the way three of history's greatest generals waged war can serve anyone who wants to apply on and off the battlefield.
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The Spartacus War tells the extraordinary story of history's most famous slave rebellion. Starting with only seventy-four men, a gladiator named Spartacus incited a rebellion that threatened Rome itself.
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The Trojan War is one of history's most famous conflicts; ten years of battle waged over the beautiful Helen, but is it true? Explore myth and reality to discover intriguing clues to the city's real story.
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In 480 B.C., Greek warships triumphed against an overwhelming Persian armada through a brilliant combination of strategy and deception in the most important naval battle of the ancient world.
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From the awe-inspiring feats of the Greek triremes to the solitary pride of finishing first in a race, Barry Strauss shows us why "there is nothing half as much worth doing as messing about in boats."
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@barrystrauss @ArdalUzay I have read your work called Spartacus, it is a really great work, I hope this work will be translated into our language and I can add... it to my library.

@barrystrauss A great read! Happy anniversary!

This book is an incredible account of the Battle of Actium, the events that lead up to it and the fallout.

Augustus, Cleopatra, Mark Antony. The greatest ...cast of characters from the fall of the Roman Republicans the rise of the Empire.

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