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

In by Barry Strauss

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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.

Episode 2.4: Caesar’s Funeral

In by Barry Strauss

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Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears for the real story of Caesar’s Funeral.

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Cleopatra

She was a strategic genius but she moved the world through love. She was the queen of Egypt in its decline, when Rome ruled the Mediterranean and was ready to snuff out its independence. Yet she almost brought down the Roman Empire. She had an indomitable will and an irresistible charm. As Pascal famously said, if her nose had been …