Romans in Focus

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Created: 2017-06-15 10:23
Institution: Faculty of Education
Description: Short documentaries on Roman social history, created by the Cambridge School Classics Project
Website: http://www.romansinfocus.com
 

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Auxiliary soldiers: Romans-to-be

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Citizenship, cultural identity and the army. What did it mean to be a soldier stationed in northern Britain? What did it mean to become a Roman citizen?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 15 Jun 2017


Constructing power in Augustus' Rome

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Why did Augustus fund such extensive building projects and what can this tell us about power and politics under Augustus?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 16 Jun 2017


Freedmen

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Opportunities and stigma in Roman society: what can we tell from different types of sources?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 15 Jun 2017


Growing up in the Roman empire

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What was life like as a child in the Roman empire? what did ‘childhood’ mean to the Romans?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 16 Jun 2017


insulae

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Life for the 95%. What was life like for the urban poor in Rome? What sources are available to us?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 15 Jun 2017


Religion: public display & private worship

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What did religion mean to the people living in Rome?

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 24 Jul 2017


Rethinking women and work

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Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 15 Jun 2017


Roman law: the art of the fair and good?

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How did Roman Law affect people’s lives? Was it based on fairness? What can it tell us about Roman society? This highly conceptual video raises its own unique challenges.

Collection: Romans in Focus

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 16 Jun 2017