Imperial Rome and Ostia - for iPad/Mac/PC

Imperial Rome and Ostia - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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The splendidly evocative ruins of ancient Rome have long been a challenge to historians and archaeologists in reconstructing how it looked and functioned. It became the largest city in the western world during the imperial period, so how was the city constructed, and what were the materials used? How was it defended, supplied with food and water, and how were the people housed and entertained, and above all, how did it function? These video track...Read More
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Imperial Rome and Ostia

23 Aug 2009 | 57 secs

Imperial Rome and Os...

23 Aug 2009 | 57 secs

The construction of Imper...

23 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 57 secs

The construction of ...

23 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 57 secs

Aqueducts in Rome

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 37 secs

Aqueducts in Rome

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 37 secs

The Aurelianic wall

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 10 secs

The Aurelianic wall

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 10 secs

Feeding the Roman Empire

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 07 secs

Feeding the Roman Em...

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 07 secs

Ostia

23 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 58 secs

Ostia

23 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 58 secs

Warehouses and storage in...

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins

Warehouses and stora...

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins

Insulae

23 Aug 2009 | 05 mins 27 secs

Insulae

23 Aug 2009 | 05 mins 27 secs

Water and sanitation in I...

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 25 secs

Water and sanitation...

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 25 secs

Roman industries

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 11 secs

Roman industries

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 11 secs

Roman baths

23 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 43 secs

Roman baths

23 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 43 secs

Monumental buildings

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 43 secs

Monumental buildings

23 Aug 2009 | 01 min 43 secs

The Pantheon Temple

23 Aug 2009 | 11 mins 47 secs

The Pantheon Temple

23 Aug 2009 | 11 mins 47 secs

The Baths of Caracalla

23 Aug 2009 | 09 mins 48 secs

The Baths of Caracal...

23 Aug 2009 | 09 mins 48 secs

The dome of the caldarium

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 29 secs

The dome of the cald...

23 Aug 2009 | 02 mins 29 secs