Philip Freeman is the Orlando W. Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He earned his PhD from Harvard University in classical philology and Celtic languages and literature. His books have been reviewed in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.
More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for 'emperor'-not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best known a...[SEE MORE]