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Ancient Rome

4 articles
10 videos
6 skills

Ancient Rome

VIDEO 13:47 minutes
A project between Khan Academy and Rome Reborn - with Dr. Bernard Frischer

Digging through time

VIDEO 2:28 minutes
A conversation with Dr. Darius Arya and Dr. Beth Harris.

Veristic Male Portrait

VIDEO 3:00 minutes
Veristic male portrait (similar to Head of a Roman Patrician), early 1st Century B.C.E., marble life size (Vatican Museums, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker

Veristic Male Portrait (quiz)

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Augustus of Primaporta

VIDEO 4:54 minutes
Augustus of Primaporta, 1st century C.E. (Vatican Museums) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Augustus of Primaporta (quiz)

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Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater)

VIDEO 8:34 minutes
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 Ugoretz Views of the Colosseum were taken from the Rome Reborn ...

Colosseum (quiz)

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The Forum of Trajan

VIDEO 6:01 minutes
Apollodorus of Damascus, The Forum of Trajan, dedicated 112 C.E.., Rome.  A conversation with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.

Markets of Trajan

VIDEO 3:55 minutes
Apollodorus of Damascus, The Markets of Trajan, 112 C.E., Rome Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

Column of Trajan (Forum of Trajan)

VIDEO 4:56 minutes
Column of Trajan, Carrara marble, completed 113 C.E., Rome Dedicated to Emperor Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus b. 53 , d. 117 C.E.) in honor of his victory over Dacia (now Romania) 101-02 and 105-06 C.E. Dedicated to Emperor Trajan ...

Column of Trajan (quiz)

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The Pantheon

VIDEO 8:07 minutes
The Pantheon, Rome, c. 125 Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

Pantheon (quiz)

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Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus

VIDEO 5:34 minutes
Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260 C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

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