Tag Archives: Barry Strauss

Book Review: Great Strategic Rivalries

Great Strategic Rivalries From The Classical World To The Cold War, edited by James Lacey As someone who greatly enjoys the study of strategy, there was a great deal that I found enjoyable in these essays.  This is by no … Continue reading

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Book Review: Masters Of Command

Masters Of Command:  Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership, by Barry Strauss As someone who likes reading about classical military history [1], this book is something that is pretty obviously something that would interest me.  And given the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spartacus War

The Spartacus War, by Barry Strauss It is unclear exactly what led the author to write this book as a classicist who bemoans the lack of good sources and firm knowledge and has to resort to all kinds of speculations … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death Of Caesar

The Death Of Caesar, by Barry Strauss I must admit that I like historical true crimes literature, and this book certainly falls under that category.  As the author is a noted classical scholar and a relatively prolific writer, it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trojan War

The Trojan War:  A New History, by Barry Straus This is actually the second time I have read this book.  In fact, although I got this particular volume that I read this time from the library, I own (or at … Continue reading

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