Barry S. Strauss


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in New York, The United States
November 27, 1953

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Barry Strauss, professor of history and classics at Cornell University, is a leading expert on ancient military history. He has written or edited several books, including The Battle of Salamis, The Trojan War, The Spartacus War, Masters of Command, The Death of Caesar, and Ten Caesars.

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The Spartacus War

3.89 avg rating — 1,443 ratings — published 2009
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The Death of Caesar: The St...

3.87 avg rating — 1,227 ratings — published 2015 — 20 editions
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The Trojan War: A New History

3.77 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 2006 — 20 editions
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The Battle of Salamis: The ...

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Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors...

3.89 avg rating — 624 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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Masters of Command: Alexand...

3.93 avg rating — 458 ratings — published 2012 — 17 editions
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Rowing Against the Current:...

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3.74 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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The Anatomy of Error: Ancie...

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Fathers and Sons in Athens:...

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Athens after the Peloponnes...

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1987 — 9 editions
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“Desperate men are easy to inspire but difficult to reassure.”
Barry S. Strauss, The Spartacus War

“One of Caesar’s most successful and long-lasting alliances was with various Jewish communities.”
Barry Strauss, The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination

“Sulla said: “No friend ever served me and no enemy ever wronged me whom I have not repaid in full.”
Barry Strauss, The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination

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