Provinces and settlements of Ancient Rome
This animation presents the history of Ancient Rome throughout the centuries.
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Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.
Members of the ancient Roman Legions were the masters of military tactics.
As the Roman Empire expanded, military camps were established on the newly conquered territories.
Ancient Roman conquerors had effective siege engines developed for attacking fortifications.
The warship having several rows of oars was the typical warship of the Hellenistic era.
The Gaul city Alesia, defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.
Wealthy citizens in ancient Rome owned large houses with varied layouts of several rooms.
Senators, being members of the highest social class of ancient Rome, wore togas with purple edges.
The Altar of Peace, commissioned during the reign of Augustus, was one of the most important works of ancient Roman art.
The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.
The Gaul city Alesia, which was defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
The ancient Roman arena became well-known for the chariot races held here.
The most famous and most magnificent amphitheatre of Rome was built in the 1st century.
The fortress-like palace was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian on the coast near his home town.
The Early Christian Necropolis in Pécs, Hungary is an outstanding historical site.
The prosperity of the eastern part of the Roman Empire started in the early 4th century, during the reign of Emperor Constantine.
The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
In the battle fought at the shores of Hellas, Octavian won a decisive victory over Marcus Antonius.
The Roman army, led by Flavius Aetius, stopped the Hun invasion led by king Attila
The migration of large human populations began in Ancient times.