Item Details

Pompeii [electronic resource]: Daily Life of the Ancient Romans

Istituto Luce
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A walk through the streets of Pompeii, into villas and shops, baths and gardens, temples, basilicas, the stadium, and the marketplace, demonstrates and explains the history of Pompeii and its relationship to Rome; the customs, lifestyle, living standards, and moral and religious values of Pompeians; and the cataclysm that buried the city and suffocated its entire population. Re-creations of buildings and other sites help to clarify an extremely vivid and informative program.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
45 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 03, 2007.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Daily life of the ancient Romans
Contents
  • History of Pompeii (4:37)
  • Pompeii's Banking System and Architectural Style (2:50)
  • Pompeii: Typical Day's Activities for the Rich (4:56)
  • Daily Business in Pompeii (4:40)
  • Pompeii: Street Traffic and Campaign Signs (5:07)
  • The Forum in Pompeii (4:51)
  • Pompeii: Leisure Activities (5:12)
  • Pompeii: Taverns, Holidays, and Temples (3:23)
  • Pompeii's Amphitheaters (3:50)
  • Women and Wealth in Pompeii (4:28)
  • 79 AD: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius (4:55)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c1988.
Publisher no.
2094 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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