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Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire
Video by History Matters

Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the turmoil in the Frankish Kingdom which led to the rise of Charles Martel who famously defeated the invading forces of the Umayyad Caliphate at the Battle of Tours...
The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10
Video by CrashCourse

The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

In which John Green explores exactly when Rome went from being the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire. Here's a hint: it had something to do with Julius Caesar, but maybe less than you think. Find out how Caesar came to rule the empire, what...
The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 3: Empire of the Mind
Video by PBS

The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 3: Empire of the Mind

EPISODE 3: EMPIRE OF THE MIND The final segment describes how Athens, at the height of her glory, engaged in a suicidal conflict with her greatest rival, Sparta. Through the eyes of Socrates, Athens' first philosopher, viewers see the tragic...
Egypt: Engineering an Empire
Video by Prince Corsica

Egypt: Engineering an Empire

This video describes a number of great engineering achievements completed by various pharaohs in an attempt to build an Empire. Menes, the founding king of the First Dynasty oversaw the construction of the world's first dam. The Pharaoh...
Roman Army Museum – Empire Map
Video by ISO DESIGN

Roman Army Museum – Empire Map

Infographic illustrating the rise and fall of the Roman Empire and the land they controlled. Originally created as part of an installation for the Vindolanda Museum at Hadrian's Wall on the English / Scottish border. Exhibition design...
The Great Chinese Empire: A Documentary
Video by Putin Ferguson

The Great Chinese Empire: A Documentary

This documentary illuminates the history of the Chinese Empire including the extent of territory, burial practices and warfare tactics of the age...
Han Empire - Opening up the Silk Road (138 BCE)
Video by Bronze Goblet

Han Empire - Opening up the Silk Road (138 BCE)

This documentary video describes the onset of the Han Empire in ancient Chinese history.
Gladatorial Medicine in the Roman Empire
Video by University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Gladatorial Medicine in the Roman Empire

Courtney Ann Roby, PhD, from the Dept. of Classics at Cornell University presents, "Gladiatorial Medicine in the Roman Empire." In this lecture, Dr. Roby examines the career of Galen of Pergamum, a celebrity physician of Rome whose patients...
Let's Eat History: The Roman Banquet (Roman Empire Documentary) | Timeline
Video by Timeline - World History Documentaries

Let's Eat History: The Roman Banquet (Roman Empire Documentary) | Timeline

The Roman empire was a time of power and brutality, fuelled by violent games and bloodbaths. However, it was also abundent in refinement and extreme sensuality. Food and cooking was an key indicator of success, with quality and abundance...
History Channel Documentary - The Byzantium Empire
Video by History Channel Documentary

History Channel Documentary - The Byzantium Empire

History Channel Documentary - The Byzantium Empire