HomerMark Antony and Cleopatra on one side… Octavian and his brilliant general on the other. It’s one of the most riveting, decisive and climatic moments in ancient history… and yet still such a mystery.
This month I’m speaking with Barry Strauss, Professor of History and Classics, Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies at Cornell University. Barry is also the visiting Corliss Dean Page Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Series Editor of Princeton’s Turning Points in Ancient History, an author of many bestselling books, including: Death of Caesar, Ten Caesars and most recently, the War that Made the Roman Empire.