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":


Eight Days That Made Rome, Channel 5, 2017:

"Hannibal's Last Stand," November 30, 2017.

"The Spartacus Revolt," December 1, 2017.

"Crossing The Rubicon," December 2, 2017.

"Rome's First Emperor," December 4, 2017.

"Boudica's Revenge," December 6, 2017.

"The Downfall Of Nero," December 7, 2017.

"Theatre Of Death," December 9, 2017.

"The Rebirth Of Rome," December 10, 2017.


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:


"The Romans," Greeks, Romans, Vikings -- The Founders Of Europe, SBS, 2014.


  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 Republican Era

"Hannibal In The Alps," Secrets Of The Dead, PBS, 2018.


Rome: The Punic Wars, Extra History, 2013:

Episode 1, The First Punic War.

Episode 2, The Second Punic War Begins.

Episode 3, The Second Punic War Rages On.

Episode 4, The Conclusion Of The Second Punic War.


The Brothers Gracchi, Extra History, 2016:

Episode 1, How Republics Fall.

Episode 2, Populares.

Episode 3, Ochlocracy.

Episode 4, Enter Gaius.

Episode 5, The Final Fall.


The Imperial Era

  Roman Empire In The First Century, PBS, 2006:

Order From Chaos:

Years Of Trial:

Winds Of Change:

Years Of Eruption:


"Julius Caesar Revealed," BBC, 2018:


  Caligula With Mary Beard, BBC:


"How Nero Saved Rome," National Geographic, 2017.


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


"Hadrian," BBC, 2018:


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:


"Ovid: The Poet And The Emperor," Part 1, BBC:

"Ovid: From The RSC," Part 2, BBC:


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:


"Archaeologists Dig Up France's 'Mini Pompeii,' A Roman Town Frozen In Time By Fire," PBS Newshour, August 14, 2017.


"Alexander Mosaic From The House Of The Faun, Pompeii," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, November 21, 2012.

"Ara Pacis," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, September 19, 2012.

"Arch Of Constantine, 315 CE," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, October 1, 2011.

"Augustus Of Primaporta," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, July 14, 2012.

"Basilica Of Maxentius And Constantine," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, March 19, 2014.

"Basilica Of Santa Sabina, Rome," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, April 11, 2015.

"Capitoline Brutus," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, May 9, 2014.

"Capitoline Venus," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, April 5, 2016.

"Catacomb Of Priscilla, Rome," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, October 6, 2014.

"Colosseum, Rome, 70-80 CE," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, May 25, 2010.

"Colossus Of Constantine," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, November 6, 2012.

"Column Of Trajan," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, March 17, 2012.

"Dionysiac Frieze, Villa Of Mysteries, Pompeii," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, October 15, 2012.

"Empire: Painted Garden, Villa Of Livia," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, August 1, 2012.

"Equestrian Sculpture Of Marcus Aurelius," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, April 23, 2010.

"Forum Of Trajan," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, December 2, 2014.

"Hadrian's Villa, Tivol,i: A Virtual Tour," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, June 20, 2012.

"Head Of Augustus, C. 27-25 BCE," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, October 15, 2011.

"Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, December 24, 2012.

"Maritime Theatre At Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, November 29, 2012.

"Markets Of Trajan," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, December 4, 2014.

"Pantheon," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, July 14, 2013.

"Portrail Bust Of A Flavian Woman (Fonseca Bust)," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, April 2, 2016.

"Portraits Of The Four Tetrarchs," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, May 1, 2013.

"Relief From The Arch Of Titus, Showing The Spoils Of Jerusalem Being Brought Into Rome," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, October 1, 2014.

"Santa Maria Antiqua," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, January 25, 2017.

"Santa Maria Antiqua Saarcophagus," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, January 25, 2017.

"A Tour Through Ancient Rome In 320 CE," Smarthistory, Khan Academy, May 12, 2012.


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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