Ars Technica chats with historian Barry Strauss about his new book, The War that Made the Roman Empire.
The fascinating stories of three Roman emperors and their mothers: Tiberius & Livia, Nero & Agrippina, and Constantine & Saint Helena.
“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.
Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian fought for control of the Roman Empire at Actium. We tell the story.