I was delighted to be interviewed on THE WAR THAT MADE THE ROMAN EMPIRE by the great John Batchelor. Tune in to the eight podcast episodes!
“Can a free society remain afloat? We need to give young people a life preserver, and that means teaching the Classics. Without apology and without fear.” Read this and the rest of my interview in Antigone, the great online Classics journal.
Hear my conversation with the great Dan Carlin. We covered the Battle of Actium in an episode of Hardcore History Addendum called “A Republic Lost at Sea.”
Read Diana Bentley’s review in Minerva Magazine of The War that Made the Roman Empire.
The HISTORY Channel’s podcast HISTORY This Week, interviews me on Cleopatra and Actium.
Host Scot Bertram interviews me on Antony, Cleopatra, Octavian, and all things Actium, starting at 23:45.
Watch a discussion between Barry Strauss, the Corliss Page Dean Visiting Fellow and Victor Davis Hanson the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow on Barry’s latest book The War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium.
Can we still use a Christian calendar in a global world? But if we don’t use a Christian calendar, who are we? The question has come up in Texas. Here, in the video as well as the article, is my take.
In Jerusalem, at the foot of the western wall of the Temple Mount — where the Second Temple stood, near its southern corner, you can see a jumble of large stones, each weighing 2-3 tons. Roman soldiers threw them down when they destroyed buildings on the Mount in the year 70. The Romans burned down the Temple as part of …
As early as December 2021, the White House released intelligence findings that a possible invasion was looming. Two weeks before Russia’s attack on Ukraine in February, foreign diplomats began pulling out of Kyiv. The world took these as omens of war. (Photo: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)