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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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Amazon names Ten Caesars one of best books of 2019

The grandeur and the decadence, the cunning and the brutality, the surprising prominence of imperial women in a man’s world, and the practical wisdom that allowed Rome to maintain its rule over millions for centuries before finally losing its grip in the West: it’s all there in one book. Ten Caesars – now one of Amazon’s choices for best books …

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Episode 3.9: Pharsalus

In by Barry Strauss

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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.