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Marcus Tullius Cicero
Romulus and Remus, (bronze, c. 500-480 BCE)
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Roman Leaders and Emperors
Roman Leaders and Emperors(12 Photos)
Examine some of Ancient Rome's most influential leaders and emperors, and discover how they affected this great empire.
Roman Architecture and Engineering
Roman Architecture and Engineering(13 Photos)
Examine some of Ancient Rome's most spectacular achivements in architecture and engineering, from the Colosseum, to aqueducts, to giant amphitheatres.
Deconstructing History: Pompeii
Deconstructing History: PompeiiVideo Clip (2:17)
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It was nearly wiped out during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. What is left of this ancient city and will Vesuvius erupt again? Uncover the lost city of Pompeii.
Deconstructing History: Colosseum
Deconstructing History: ColosseumVideo Clip (1:38)
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Completed in 80 A.D., Rome's Colosseum has been the site of celebrations, sporting events and bloodshed. Today, it's a major tourist attraction, playing host to 3.9 million visitors each year.
The Fall of Rome
The Fall of RomeVideo Clip (3:12)
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Musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis sings about the factors that brought down an empire.
Coroner's Report: Julius Caesar
Coroner's Report: Julius CaesarVideo Clip (2:01)
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The Roman leader Julius Caesar was stabbed 23 times by a mob of mutinous senators in 44 B.C. Could he possibly have survived long enough to utter his famous last words?
Coroner's Report: Pompeii
Coroner's Report: PompeiiVideo Clip (2:37)
Video Clip (2:37)
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. obliterated the Roman city of Pompeii, burying it under tons of volcanic ash. While many of its resident fled to safety, what happened to those who dared to stay behind?
Evolution of the Roman Forum
Evolution of the Roman ForumVideo Clip (1:25)
Video Clip (1:25)
The Roman forum was more than just home to their Senate.
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