ANTIQUITAS: Leaders and Legends of the Ancient World, tells the stories of the deeds, crimes, miseries, and glories of the great men and women of Greece and Rome (and beyond). Your host is bestselling historian Barry Strauss.
“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.
The post Episode 3.12: Teutoburg Forest first appeared on Barry Strauss.
Greece: History, Myth, and Music in the Land of the Gods
Let’s discover Greece firsthand together this summer on an education vacation that will take us from Athens to Actium via magical Epirus.
The post Episode 3.11: Greece: History, Myth, and Music in the Land of the Gods first appeared on Barry Strauss.
Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian fought for control of the Roman Empire at Actium. We tell the story.
The post Episode 3.10: Actium first appeared on Barry Strauss.
Was it war, crime or a self-inflicted wound? It was, in any case, the greatest battle between Caesar and Pompey, and it took place here, at Pharsalus, Greece, in 48 BC.
The post Episode 3.9: Pharsalus first appeared on Barry Strauss.
It’s hardly a household word today, but Zama decided the fate of Rome. Join us for the epic battle of two titans, Hannibal and Scipio.
The post Episode 3.8: Zama first appeared on Barry Strauss.
Hannibal’s victory at Cannae was one of the most dramatic in history yet ultimately one of the least fruitful. Here’s how it happened.
The post Episode 3.7: Cannae first appeared on Barry Strauss.
Love the Latin Quotes
Love how he quotes in Latin then in English, something new for me to memorize and repeat. Awesome!
I love history and really enjoy this podcast.
We need more episodes