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Series: Classical Antiquity


Circus Maximus: Chariot Racing

Circus Maximus: Chariot Racing

Built to seat over 250,000 spectators, Circus Maximus was referred to by one Greek historian as "one of the most beautiful and admirable structures in Rome." The chariot racing that took place there was the epitome of Roman entertainment but, as...Show More
Hadrian's Wall: Empire Without End

Hadrian's Wall: Empire Without End

With grand visions for a stable, peaceful empire, Emperor Hadrian ordered the construction of a wall in his name spanning the width of northern Britainnia, demarcating the north-west frontier of the Roman empire. As this video explores, Hadrian's...Show More
The Parthenon: Everlasting Fame

The Parthenon: Everlasting Fame

Athenian art and culture flourished under the leadership of Pericles, who wanted to create a society that history would remember. The Parthenon serves as one of the civilisation's most remarkable structures and evidence that Pericle's wish for a...Show More
Theatre of Dionysus: Birthplace of Tragedy

Theatre of Dionysus: Birthplace of Tragedy

The City Dionysia was a religious festival and celebration of Athenian culture and its pinnacle event, a competition of the dramatic arts, was held at the Theatre of Dionysus, birthplace of Greek tragedy. Seating 15,000, including dignitaries...Show More