The Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest
The previously untold story of the watershed battle that changed the course of Western history.
"Celebrated in the Renaissance as the foremost stylist of Italian prose, Boccaccio has seldom met his match in English translation...Wayne Rebhorn’s fluid and dynamic rendition hits the mark on every page." —William J. Kennedy, Cornell University
Although there is no exact equivalent to our term "science" in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks.
The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the achievement and spirit of Greece.
"A version that has been long awaited, and likely to become the new standard."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post