The Rise of Rome

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The Rise of Rome

2018

The Roman Republic was one of the most breathtaking civilizations in world history. This powerful civilization inspired America's founding fathers, gifted us a blueprint for amazing engineering innovations, left a vital trove...

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Gregory S. Aldrete

In This Series

The City on the Tiber
Episode 1
The City on the Tiber
The Monarchy and the Etruscans
Episode 2
The Monarchy and the Etruscans
Roman Values and Heroes
Episode 3
Roman Values and Heroes
The Early Republic and Rural Life
Episode 4
The Early Republic and Rural Life
The Constitution of the Roman Republic
Episode 5
The Constitution of the Roman Republic
The Unification of the Italian Peninsula
Episode 6
The Unification of the Italian Peninsula
Roman Religion: Sacrifice, Augury, and Magic
Episode 7
Roman Religion: Sacrifice, Augury, and Magic
The First Punic War: A War at Sea
Episode 8
The First Punic War: A War at Sea
The Second Punic War: Rome versus Hannibal
Episode 9
The Second Punic War: Rome versus Hannibal
Rome Conquers Greece
Episode 10
Rome Conquers Greece
The Consequences of Roman Imperialism
Episode 11
The Consequences of Roman Imperialism
Roman Slavery: Cruelty and Opportunity
Episode 12
Roman Slavery: Cruelty and Opportunity
Roman Women and Marriage
Episode 13
Roman Women and Marriage
Roman Children, Education, and Timekeeping
Episode 14
Roman Children, Education, and Timekeeping
Food, Housing, and Employment in Rome
Episode 15
Food, Housing, and Employment in Rome
The Gracchi Attempt Reform
Episode 16
The Gracchi Attempt Reform
Gaius Marius the Novus Homo
Episode 17
Gaius Marius the Novus Homo
Sulla the Dictator and the Social War
Episode 18
Sulla the Dictator and the Social War
The Era of Pompey the Great
Episode 19
The Era of Pompey the Great
The Rise of Julius Caesar
Episode 20
The Rise of Julius Caesar
Civil War and the Assassination of Caesar
Episode 21
Civil War and the Assassination of Caesar
Cicero and the Art of Roman Oratory
Episode 22
Cicero and the Art of Roman Oratory
Octavian, Antony, and Cleopatra
Episode 23
Octavian, Antony, and Cleopatra
Why the Roman Republic Collapsed
Episode 24
Why the Roman Republic Collapsed