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Money in Ancient Rome

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

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A Journey in Pictures: Christianity Conquers Rome

Released on 17. Aug. 2017

It was a long way until the old deities were finally replaced by Christian Trinity in the Roman Empire. The images on coins testify to this change of religion being a difficult one.

18_Religion_Christianity_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 1.9 MB

A Journey in Pictures through the Mystery Religions

Released on 05. Jul. 2017

Isis, Osiris, Mithras and Cybele – they all were venerated in a way that bears strong resemblance to Christianity. What was the difference of these cults from the traditional kinds of religion in the ancient world?

17_Religion_Mysteries_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 3.4 MB

A Journey in Pictures through Roman Religion

Released on 22. May. 2017

The magical belief of a people of plain peasants constitutes the cornerstone of Roman religion. As the Roman Empire expanded, so did the Roman pantheon as we can deduce from the designs of the Roman coins.

16_Religion_Rome_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 1.3 MB

Egypt, 130 AD

Released on 12. Apr. 2017

Hadrian (117–138) was a very special emperor. His voyages made Rome a cosmopolitan Empire. One of them brought Hadrian to Egypt. Our podcast reports about this trip.

5_Hadrian_en.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 64.3 MB

Bars

Released on 27. Feb. 2017

Long before man paid with coins he used standardized objects as money. Merchants preferred metal: gold, silver, copper, bronze all over the world through the ages.

30_Barren_en.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 65.6 MB

Ticinum–Pavia, AD 295

Released on 17. Jan. 2017

How do you reign an empire without being equipped with telephone and internet? Share the work! Like Diocletian did. He created the tetrarchy and ruled the Roman empire very successfully with a little help of his colleagues.

13_Tetrarchen_en.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 197.2 MB

Rome, AD 37-41

Released on 05. Dec. 2016

Agrippa was no Roman Emperor. Nevertheless we are finding his portrait on a coin. Who was this man? And why had his grandson him pictured on coins.

37_agrippa_en.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 77.8 MB

Philippopolis, AD 218

Released on 24. Oct. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

37_Philippopolis_en.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 89.3 MB

Pater Patriae - And where did future emperors take the money from?

Released on 12. Sep. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

10_PaterPatriae_rom_Rep7_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 651 KB

Fight for Succession

Released on 03. Aug. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

9_Fight_for_Succession_rom.rep_6.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 1.1 MB

Caesar's genial Policy

Released on 22. Jun. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

8_Caesars_Policy_rom_rep5_.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 1.5 MB

The era of the imperators: A system at its limits

Released on 19. May. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

7_Imperatoren_roem_Rep_4_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 624 KB

The Caecilii Metelli: A textbook example of success

Released on 13. Jan. 2016

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

6_caeciliimetelli_en.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 703 KB

Drive to Power

Released on 07. Dec. 2015

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

5_drive_to_power.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 3.8 MB

War is the Father of all Things

Released on 09. Nov. 2015

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

4_war_father_of_all_things.pdf

Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 2.2 MB

Roman Career Ladder – Update for Imperators

Released on 14. Oct. 2015

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

3_Roman_Career_Ladder_for_Imperators.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 16 MB

Roman Career Ladder – Traditional Version

Released on 16. Sep. 2015

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

2_Roman_Career_Ladder_Traditional.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 16.4 MB

The Roman State and its Money

Released on 18. Aug. 2015

Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.

5_roman_state_and_its_money.mp4

Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 26.9 MB

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