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The Architecture of Ancient Rome
Collection by Mark Cartwright

The Architecture of Ancient Rome

Roman architecture was nothing if not eclectic. From ingenious underfloor heating to gravity-defying arches, the Romans added to the Classical repertoire such grandiose structures as the triumphal arch, basilica, amphitheatre, and city tower...
Plagues in History
Collection by Mark Cartwright

Plagues in History

Plagues have swept through humanity ever since communities have gathered together in concentrated groups. In this collection of resources, we look at just some of the pandemics that raged throughout Antiquity and the Middle Ages...
Ancient Societies
Collection by Mark Cartwright

Ancient Societies

In this collection of resources, we look at ancient societies and examine who was at the top of the social ladder, who were the climbers and who were at the very bottom. In places like ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome men largely dominated...
Temple of Venus & Rome - Ancient Rome Live
Video by American Institute for Roman Culture

Temple of Venus & Rome - Ancient Rome Live

The colossal Temple of Venus and Rome was one of Rome's largest imperial temples. It essentially enveloped the Velia Hill, next to the Palatine and overlooking the Colosseum valley. Hadrian constructed this temple dedicated to two deities...
Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E., Rome
Video by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy

Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E., Rome

More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=9wguQaBYKec Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E., Rome Speakers: Valentina Follo (courtesy of Context Travel), Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker Cover photo by Julia Avra...
Virtual Rome: an Interview with Dr. Matthew Nicholls
Video by Ancient History Encyclopedia

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...
Rome, Italy: Roman Forum
Video by Rick Steves Europe

Rome, Italy: Roman Forum

More info about travel to Rome: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/rome The Roman Forum was the political, religious, and commercial heart of the city. Rome's most important monuments, temples and halls of justice were built here. As...
A Tour through Ancient Rome in 320 C.E.
Video by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy

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 Legacy of Ancient Rome
Video by Ancient History Encyclopedia

The Legacy of Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome, both from the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire developed aspects of technology, architecture, government, art, law, military and religious organizations, and language and leisure activities that are still utilized in the...
A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence
Video by TED-Ed

A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-glimpse-of-teenage-life-in-ancient-rome-ray-laurence Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD. His life is a typical one of arranged marriages...