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Roman empire

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Audio ROME'S FIRST EMPERORS - INTRODUCTION

Welcome the the course. This is a quick 'hello' from your tutor, with a brief introduction to what we will be doing on the course.

Ancient rome, Rome, The Caesars, Emperors, Ancient history, British history, Roman Britain, Roman empire view
Document THE ROMAN EMPIRE AFTER DIOCLETIAN'S REFORMS

A map showing the Roman Empire after Diocletian's reforms.

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Ancient rome, Diocletian, Dominate, Late Roman, Roman empire, Roman Britain, Christianity, Early Christian view
Image collection Sestertius of Vespasian with the legend IUDAEA CAPTA

Sestertius of Vespasian (69-79 CE) minted at Rome, bearing the legend IUDAEA CAPTA (British Museum BMC Vespasian 342). VEspasian issued a large...

Vespasian, Jewish History, Numismatics, Roman coins, Roman empire, Ancient rome view
Image collection Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna, Lepcis Magna

Some images from the site of Lepcis Magna

Ancient rome, Lepcis Magna, Leptis Magna, Late Roman, Roman architecture, Roman art, Roman empire, Africa view
Image collection The Portland Vase, The Portland Vase, The Portland Vase, Blue jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Wedgwood c. 1791., Black jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, c. 1790., Black jasperware copy of the Portland Vase. Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, c. 1790.

The Portland Vase is a cameo glass vessel which was probably made in Rome circa 15 BCE - 25 CE. It is unquestionably one of the finest surviving...

Portland Vase, Cameo, Roman art, Octavian, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Theseus, Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, 18th century, Collectors, vases, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Jasperware view
Image collection Statue of a Roman Emperor, Messene Museum, Greece

Statue of a Roman Emperor, Messene Museum, Greece. Dating from the 2nd half of the 4th century CE, this Emperor holds a globe in his left hand....

Ancient rome, Emperors, Messene, Late Roman, Roman art, Roman empire view
Image collection The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, , The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani

The Lex de imperio Vespasiani, photographed here in the Capitoline Museum in Rome,defined the legal position of the Emperor Vespasian. It...

Vespasian, Emperors, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Epigraphy view
Image collection Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I - Latin inscription, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I - Greek inscription

These photographs illustrate the obelisk in the Hippodrome of Constantinople, which was erected by the Emperor Theodosius I in 390 CE.

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Theodosius I, Constantinople, Obelisk, Honorius, Arcadius, Valentinian II, Tutmosis III, Late Roman, Ancient rome, Roman art, Roman empire, Epigraphy, Decline and Fall, Chariot racing, Emperors, Early Christian view
Image collection Valens or Honorius, Capitoline Museum, Rome

A photograph of a bust of Valens or Honorius, Capitoline Museum, Rome.

Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman art, Roman empire, Emperors, Valens, Honorius view
Link NUMERIAN (283-284)

This link takes you to a coin of Numerian in the British Museum. You will find other useful links and information about him on the BM's website....

Ancient rome, Rome, Late Roman, Roman coins, Roman empire, Early Christian, Emperors, Age of Chaos, Numerian, Numismatics view
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