Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the History's Ancient Legacies video series, which revisits the world's lost cities and forgotten landmarks to examine history firsthand, History's Ancient Legacies: Ancient Rome provides a thorough overview of ancient Rome. Viewers learn of Rome's important contributions to Western Civilization, and little-known details about the powerful life of Caesar Augustus. The video features scholarly commentary and present-day location footage of arenas in which gladiators battled and Christians met their violent deaths. Three-dimensional animation sequences depict the landmarks in their prime and attempt to convey the ancient world's atmosphere.
exploration, re-enactment, Roman-Empire