ANCIENT ROME: WORLD HISTORY VIDEO LINKS


General

  Ancient Rome: The Rise And Fall Of An Empire, BBC, 2008:  A series that looks in at six key moments in the history of Rome.

"Revolution: The Life Of Tiberius Gracchus":

"Julius Caesar":

"Nero":

"Jewish Rebellion":

"Constantine And The Christianization Of The Roman Empire":

"The Fall Of Rome":


  When Rome Ruled, National Geographic:

"Blood In The Sand":

"The Real Caligula":

"Killing Caesar":

"Birth Of Rome":

"Christianity Rising":

"Ancient Superpower":

"Heart Of The Empire":

"Power Of The Legion":


Treasures Of Ancient Rome, BBC, 2015:

Warts 'n' All:

Pomp And Perversion:

Empire Strikes Back:


  Ancient Rome:

Episode 1, Rise Of The Roman Empire:

Episode 2, Legions Of Conquest:

Episode 3, Seduction Of Power:

Episode 4, Grasp Of An Empire:

Episode 5, Cult Of Order:

Episode 6, Fall Of The Roman Empire:

Episode 7, Letters From The Roman Front:


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


  What The Romans Did For Us, BBC, 2000:  A series that examines the impact of Rome on modern British society.

Invasion: Part 1; Part 2

Life Of Luxury Part 1; Part 2

Building Britain:

Edge Of Empire Part 1; Part 2

Arteries Of The Empire Part 1; Part 2

 


  Rome: Rise And Fall Of An Empire, History Channel:  An extensive series that heavily emphasizes military actions.

Episode 1, The First Barbarian War:

Episode 2, Spartacus:

Episode 3, Julius Caesar:

Episode 4, Forest Of Death:

Episode 5, Invasion Of Britain:

Episode 6, Dacian Wars:

Episode 7, Rebellion And Betrayal:

Episode 8, Wrath Of The Gods:

Episode 9, The Soldiers' Emperor:

Episode 10, Constantine The Great:

Episode 11, The Barbarian General:

Episode 12, The Puppet Master:

Episode 13, The Last Emperor:


The Imperial Era

  Roman Empire In The First Century, PBS, 2006:

Order From Chaos:

Years Of Trial:

Winds Of Change:

Years Of Eruption:


  Caligula With Mary Beard, BBC:


  "Great Fire Of Rome," Secrets Of The Dead, PBS:


Hadrian's Wall, Timewatch, BBC:


Augustus -- The First Emperor:  A 3-hour Italian-produced movie starring Peter O'Toole.


Last Romans, ARTE France:


Social History

  Meet The Romans With Mary Beard:

All Roads Lead To Rome:

Street Life:

Behind Closed Doors:


  Surprising History Of Rome:  Terry Jones introduces the Rome behind the headlines.


Roman Voices, BBC:


Gladiators: The Brutal Truth, BBC History:

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6


  Colosseum: Rome's Arena Of Death, BBC:


Gladiator Graveyard, BBC:


  Roman Bath, Secrets Of Lost Empires, NOVA, PBS:


Pompeii And Herculaneum

  Life And Death In A Roman Town, BBC:  Mary Beard highlights everyday life in the first-century CE.


  Pompeii -- The Last Day, BBC:


Pompeii -- Rebirth Of A City:


Pompeii -- Sex In The Ancient World:


  Life And Death In Herculaneum, BBC:


  Herculaneum Uncovered, Secrets Of The Dead, PBS, 2008:


Vesuvius -- Deadly Fury:


Military History

Hannibal -- Rome's Worst Nightmare:


  Carthage -- The Roman Holocaust:


Lost Legions Of Varus:


 Roman Invasion Of Britain:  A series hosted by Bettany Hughes:  Part 1; Part 2; Part 3


Miscellaneous

  Rome, Engineering An Empire, History Channel:  An episode from a major series that explores the role of technology in the rise of empires.

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6; Part 7; Part 8; Part 9; Part 10.


David Macauley's Roman City, PBS:


"Rome," Building The Ancient City, BBC, 2015:


  Scotland -- Rome's Final Frontier, BBC Scotland:


  Lost Ships Of Rome, Secrets Of The Dead, PBS:


Individual Cities

  History Of The Eternal City, BBC:  Author Simon Sebag Montefiore offers an overview of the entire history of the city of Rome:

"City Of The Sacred":

"Divine Gamble":

"The Rebirth Of Gods":


  Medici -- Godfathers Of The Renaissance:

Episode 1, Birth Of A Dynasty

Episode 2, Magnificent Medici

Episode 3, Medici Pope

Episode 4, Power Vs. Truth


 

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