Learn how Alexander won his first clash with the Persian army, in a cavalry battle on the banks of a river in what is now northwestern Turkey.
Salamis, the great clash at sea between Greece and Persia.
We talk to Brett McKay, of The Art of Manliness, about Thermopylae, 300 Spartans, and their meaning for us today.
“Go Tell the Spartans” – and what that famous phrase means.
What’s the history of the great battle behind the famous race? Join us and find out.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears for the real story of Caesar’s Funeral.
What really happened in the Roman Senate meeting where Julius Caesar was assassinated? Join me and Dr. Francesco Galassi MD, the distinguished paleopathologist, for a fascinating look at the famous events of March 15, 44 BC.
Who were the men who plotted to kill Caesar and what were their motivations? Join me and classicist Michael Fontaine to find out.
Caesar’s relationship with Egypt’s Queen Cleopatra marked a turning point on the road to the Ides of March. Join me and historian Durba Ghosh for a lively conversation.
Would you die for dignity? Julius Caesar unleashed a civil war for it, and tens of thousands of Romans followed him into blood and destruction.