Barry Straussis a military historian and classicist at Cornell University and the Corliss Page Dean Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author, most recently, of The War That Made the Roman Empire (Simon & Schuster).
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Books March 2022
Eyes on Zion
On For the Freedom of Zion: The Great Revolt of Jews against Romans, 66–74 C.E. by Guy MacLean Rogers.
Features May 2020
How to wage war
On Leadership in War: Essential Lessons from Those Who Made History, by Andrew Roberts & Military Strategy: A Global History, by Jeremy Black.
Books April 2018
A review of The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works: Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War by Kurt A. Raaflaub.