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Caesar

E tu, Angelino?

Barry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Barry Strauss

Silvio Berlusconi, the longtime strongman of the Italian right, has been brought down -- at the age of 77, probably for good. Some observers express surprise at the man who held the dagger, but they really shouldn't. Any reader of Shakespeare could have predicted it.

Maureen Ryan

'Spartacus' Insiders On The Darkest Season Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.14.2013 | TV

Nobody truly expects "Spartacus" to have a happy ending, but the Starz drama's final season, "War of the Damned," goes to some very dark places indeed...

9 Things Obama Could Learn From Caesar

Barry Strauss | Posted 07.11.2012 | Books
Barry Strauss

True, Caesar came to a bad end. He grew too fond of power and too trusting of his friends, and he paid with his life on the Ides of March. Yet Caesar offers leadership lessons in both war and politics. Even an accomplished politician like President Obama could benefit from the following tips.

Knowing Know-It-Alls

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

The know-it-alls in our lives have read and listened to the entire Western Canon yet still find the time to go to every new restaurant, club and museum exhibit.