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Rome: a majestic city with a rich past, spanning over two and a half thousand years. What remains to be seen of ancient Rome? As the heart of the Roman Empire, ancient Rome’s archaeological remains have been studied and admired for centuries, many being well-preserved due to their incorporation into newer structures. This album explores the sites of some of the republican temples in Rome’s Campus Martius, and relates them to the men who built them. The Roman Forum, centre of political and social activities, is examined for its importance in modelling city centres throughout the Roman world. This material forms part of The Open University course A219 Exploring the Classical World.

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Rome: a majestic city with a rich past, spanning over two and a half thousand years. What remains to be seen of ancient Rome? As the heart of the Roman Empire, ancient Rome’s archaeological remains have been studied and admired for centuries, many being well-preserved due to their incorporation into newer structures. This album explores the sites of some of the republican temples in Rome’s Campus Martius, and relates them to the men who built them. The Roman Forum, centre of political and social activities, is examined for its importance in modelling city centres throughout the Roman world. This material forms part of The Open University course A219 Exploring the Classical World.

    Buildings of ancient Rome

    Buildings of ancient Rome

    An introduction to this album’s contents.

    • 1 min
    Transcript -- Buildings of ancient Rome

    Transcript -- Buildings of ancient Rome

    An introduction to this album’s contents.

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    Temples of republican Rome

    Temples of republican Rome

    An introduction to the remains of some of the most significant Roman temples in the Campus Martius.

    • 6 min
    Transcript -- Temples of republican Rome

    Transcript -- Temples of republican Rome

    An introduction to the remains of some of the most significant Roman temples in the Campus Martius.

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    The Circus Flaminius

    The Circus Flaminius

    The parade ground where triumphal processions mustered is also famous for the games held there.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- The Circus Flaminius

    Transcript -- The Circus Flaminius

    The parade ground where triumphal processions mustered is also famous for the games held there.

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