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Slowing Down

It’s harder to write a short letter than a long one. It’s harder to drive slowly in a sports car than to drive fast. And it’s harder to swim slowly than to swim fast. By swimming slowly, I don’t mean acquiring the fitness and determination to win a race. I mean simply swimming slowly. And that’s difficult to do, at …

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“I highly recommend Barry Strauss’ Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine.”

“From beginning to end, Strauss’ storytelling captured my attention with vivid descriptions of historical moments and nuanced presentations of the Caesars. … The style of writing is both informative and engaging, erudite and captivating. Though focused on individual Caesars, he artfully frames each Caesar within his respective social, political, familial, and religious world, permitting him to narrate a story with …