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Monday Caesar Update!

With the launch of The Death of Caesar nearby a month in the past, the book shows no signs of losing steam in the media. Here is a roundup of some of the press the book has received recently: “A tense, bristling history of Caesar” – a book review by Sam Coale for the Providence Journal “Hail Strauss” – a …

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Monday Caesar Update!

As Barry tours the country to discuss The Death of Caesar, the press coverage of the book also continues to pile up. Here are seven more excellent pieces of The Death of Caesar, all published last week: “The Death of Caesar: The Story of the World’s Most Famous Assassination” – a review from Book Reporter “6 myths about the Ides …

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Two More Reviews on the Ides!

Here are two more excellent reviews of The Death of Caesar coming to you on the Ides of March. The first comes from The Boston Globe which you can read here. And the second is from The Philadelphia Inquirer which you can read here.

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An Excellent Review from The Times of London

The Ides of March – today – is a day to remember the monumental events which transpired on this day in 44 BC in Ancient Rome. As such, it is fitting that The Times of London has published yet another excellent review of The Death of Caesar. If you have a subscription to this editorial, you can read the full …

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Beware the Ides of March

As today is the Ides of March, it is fitting that the Death of Caesar has received a laudable review from the Wall Street Journal. If you have a subscription, you can read the full story here.

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Barry Strauss on the Assassination of Caesar

Read my latest interview conducted with Ancient History Et Cetera, which you can read here. Rather than just discuss content details of The Death of the Caesar, the confab goes into depth about my motivations for the topic and how I went about my research.

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Five Women Who Played a Role in Caesar’s Murder

Aside from shedding new light on the prominent role Decimus played in Caesar’s assassination, The Death of Caesar also highlights the vast influence of several key Roman women. Biography.com’s recent article gives a brief summary of the roles played by five of these female characters based which you can read here.

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Who Really Killed Caesar?

Check out Flavorwire’s new article on The Death of Caesar. It gives a brief introduction, plus an excerpt from an early chapter of the book which is definitely worth the read (if you haven’t picked up your copy already!). Read the full article here.