Big Strategy: Ian Morris’s Geography is Destiny

Life at the Top: Toby Wilkinson’s The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Lesser than the Sum of its Parts: Dominic Lieven’s In the Shadow of the Gods

Mountains or Molehills? Duane Roller’s Empire of the Black Sea

New Growth Forum: The Power of Evolving Place in the Heart of Rome

Historical Fanfiction: Netflix’s Queen Cleopatra

Treading the (Ship)boards: Lincoln Paine’s The Sea & Civilization

Falling and Failing: Edward Watts’ The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome

Seized by the Undertow: Barry Cunliffe’s Europe Between the Oceans