Power and people in ancient Rome - for iPad/Mac/PC

Power and people in ancient Rome - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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The ancient Romans constructed some of the first ever purpose-built venues for mass-entertainment. How do these structures enhance the audience’s experience of the spectacle? This album looks at famous Roman buildings like the Colosseum, a venue designed to impress, where vast numbers of people congregated for gladiatorial combat, chariot-racing and theatrical shows. Structures such as the Circus Maximus and even the Baths were designed as striki...Read More
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Power and people in ancie...

01 Dec 2009 | 54 secs

Power and people in ...

01 Dec 2009 | 54 secs

The Colosseum of Rome

01 Dec 2009 | 01 min 05 secs

The Colosseum of Rom...

01 Dec 2009 | 01 min 05 secs

Roman amphitheatres

01 Dec 2009 | 03 mins 33 secs

Roman amphitheatres

01 Dec 2009 | 03 mins 33 secs

Glorifying Rome

01 Dec 2009 | 02 mins 31 secs

Glorifying Rome

01 Dec 2009 | 02 mins 31 secs

Audience

01 Dec 2009 | 05 mins

Audience

01 Dec 2009 | 05 mins

Spectacle

01 Dec 2009 | 02 mins 09 secs

Spectacle

01 Dec 2009 | 02 mins 09 secs

Baths of Caracalla

01 Dec 2009 | 05 mins 06 secs

Baths of Caracalla

01 Dec 2009 | 05 mins 06 secs

Baths of Ostia

01 Dec 2009 | 04 mins 06 secs

Baths of Ostia

01 Dec 2009 | 04 mins 06 secs