A Tour through Ancient Rome in 320 C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=VAgA6G75XsI A project between Khan Academy and Rome Reborn - with Dr. Bernard Frischer
The Classical Orders
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=nrRJkzXl4a4 The Classical Orders (Doric, Ionic and Corinthian) A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris
Digging History 7: The Architecture and Engineering of Rome
The Romans began building with local materials, wood, clay, and tuff (see Episode 3 for local materials and geology of the city). There are many sources from antiquity, but a good place to start is with the writings of Vitruvius (on architecture...
Gladiator Trailer HD
In Theaters: 12 May 2000 (UK) Maximus is a powerful Roman general, loved by the people and the aging Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Before his death, the Emperor chooses Maximus to be his heir over his own son, Commodus, and a power struggle...
Rome Reborn 2.2
This video presents a fly-through of the latest version of Rome Reborn (2.2). The new version incorporates some new content (including the Pantheon) and for the first time includes animations. Rome Reborn is an international initiative...
Virtual Rome: an Interview with Dr. Matthew Nicholls
Dr. Matthew Nicholls from the University of Reading sat down with James Lloyd, AHE's Video Editor, to discuss his Virtual Rome project. This project recreates the city of Rome c.317 CE, including vast public buildings such as the Colosseum...
Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Daily life ancient Rome villa insula domus atrium compluvium cubiculum culina impluvium lararium peristylium posticum tablinum taberna triclinium vestibulum paterfamilias materfamilias Circus Maximus factions amphitheater Colosseum baths...
Roman Mosaic with Charioteers
Mosaic depicting a charioteer and horse from each of the four circus factions (Red, White, Blue, and Green), 3rd century CE (Palazzo Massimo all Terme, Rome). Chariot-racing was the most popular sport in ancient Rome, and the Blues and Greens...
Plague in an Ancient City
"Plague in an Ancient City" by Michiel Sweerts (1618-1664 CE) is believed to depict the Plague of Athens (430-427 BCE). Oil on canvas. Painted c. 1652-1654 CE. 118.7 cm (46.7 in) x 170.8 cm (67.2 in). (Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum...
Ancient Chariot Race
An artist's impression of a chariot race in an ancient hippodrome. (From the computer game Assassin's Creed Origins)