The Roman Empire - From Augustus to The Fall of Rome

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The Roman Empire
From Augustus to The Fall of Rome

2019

Trace the history of the Roman Empire from its foundation to its Golden Age in the 2nd century C.E. through ever-worsening crises and its ultimate disintegration. Taught by acclaimed Professor Gregory S. Aldrete, these 24...

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Gregory S. Aldrete
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The Great Courses

In This Series

Dawn of the Roman Empire
Episode 1
Dawn of the Roman Empire
Augustus, the First Emperor
Episode 2
Augustus, the First Emperor
Tiberius and Caligula
Episode 3
Tiberius and Caligula
Claudius and Nero
Episode 4
Claudius and Nero
The Flavian Emperors and Roman Bath Culture
Episode 5
The Flavian Emperors and Roman Bath Culture
The Five Good Emperors
Episode 6
The Five Good Emperors
Hazards of Life in Ancient Rome: The Five Fs
Episode 7
Hazards of Life in Ancient Rome: The Five Fs
Roman Art and Architecture
Episode 8
Roman Art and Architecture
Roman Literature
Episode 9
Roman Literature
The Ordinary Roman Speaks: Graffiti
Episode 10
The Ordinary Roman Speaks: Graffiti
Final Words: Burial and Tombstone Epitaphs
Episode 11
Final Words: Burial and Tombstone Epitaphs
From Commodus to Caracalla
Episode 12
From Commodus to Caracalla
The Crisis of the 3rd Century
Episode 13
The Crisis of the 3rd Century
Diocletian and Late 3rd-Century Reforms
Episode 14
Diocletian and Late 3rd-Century Reforms
Early Christianity and the Rise of Constantine
Episode 15
Early Christianity and the Rise of Constantine
Constantine and His Successors
Episode 16
Constantine and His Successors
Gladiators and Beast Hunts
Episode 17
Gladiators and Beast Hunts
Chariot Racing, Spectacles, and Theater
Episode 18
Chariot Racing, Spectacles, and Theater
The Roman Army
Episode 19
The Roman Army
Barbarians Overwhelm the Western Empire
Episode 20
Barbarians Overwhelm the Western Empire
The Byzantine Empire
Episode 21
The Byzantine Empire
When and Why Did the Roman Empire Fall?
Episode 22
When and Why Did the Roman Empire Fall?
Late Antiquity: A New Historical Era
Episode 23
Late Antiquity: A New Historical Era
Echoes of Rome
Episode 24
Echoes of Rome