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Episode 3.12: Teutoburg Forest

In by Barry Strauss

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“Give me back my legions!” cried the Roman Emperor, but it was too late. Rome’s crushing defeat at the Teutoburg Forest kept most of Germany permanently free from Roman rule. Here is how it happened.

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Episode 3.11: Greece: History, Myth, and Music in the Land of the Gods

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Let’s discover Greece firsthand together this summer on an education vacation that will take us from Athens to Actium via magical Epirus.

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Episode 3.10: Actium

In by Barry Strauss

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Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian fought for control of the Roman Empire at Actium. We tell the story.

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Episode 3.9: Pharsalus

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Was it war, crime or a self-inflicted wound? It was, in any case, the greatest battle between Caesar and Pompey, and it took place here, at Pharsalus, Greece, in 48 BC.