Renowned historian Prof. Barry Strauss joins HALC to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Salamis and discuss its importance in deciding the outcome of the Persian Wars, its legacy today, and his book The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece - and Western Civilization.
Frofessor Barry Strauss is an expert on ancient military history and has written numerous books, including “The Battle of Salamis” - named one of the Best Books of 2004 - and most recently “Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine”. He is also the host of the podcast Antiquitas, where he discusses the Classical world of Ancient Greece and Rome.
This commemoration of the 2500th anniversary of the Battles of Salamis and Thermopylae is in partnership with the Embassy of Greece in the US.
If you have questions for Prof. Strauss during our broadcast, please post them in the comment section when we go live.
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April 24, 1 PM – 2 PM CDT (2 PM - 3 PM EDT)
Hosted by Hellenic American Leadership Council