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Mary Beard Collection: Rome

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Meet the Romans [Meet the Rome empire]: "We still live in the shadow of ancient Rome - a city at the heart of a vast empire that stretched from the North of England to Afghanistan, dominating the west for over 700 years. This fascinating history series, as seen on the BBC and presented by Professor Mary Beard, puts aside the stories of emperors and armies, guts and gore, to meet the real Romans living at the heart of it all" -- Container.; Ultimate Rome - Empire without limit: "Travelling from Spain to Israel, Algeria to Britain, Germany to Turkey, historian and classicist Mary Beard answers the big questions that have fascinated people for centuries... How and why did the Roman empire happen? Why did Rome acquire an empire? And why did it fall? Mary examines its creation, its succes [...]
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Quo Vadis: Jerzy Kawalerowicz's Film

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Tells the tale of love between a Roman Patrician and a Christian daughter of a Barbarian Commander set in Ancient Rome at the time of the Great Fires, Nero's tyranny and the persecution of Christians.
DVD
2003; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

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Silent version of the sweeping saga that tells the story of a young Jewish nobleman who leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive.
DVD
2006; 1925
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cleopatra

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this epic-spectacle; its opulence and sweeping grandeur have never been more glorious. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the glamorous and cunning queen of Egypt. To secure her hold on power, she seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Marc Antony, played by Richard Burton. Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Centurion

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AD 117: The Roman Empire stretches from Egypt to Spain, and East as far as the Black Sea. But in northern Britain, the relentless onslaught of conquest has ground to a halt in face of the guerrilla tactics of an elusive enemy: the savage and terrifying Picts led by revenge-hungry Pict Warrior Etain. When the Roman legion is ambushed, the seven surviving Romans pledge to rescue their leader and return to Rome to re-group.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Quo Vadis

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Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Building a New Rome: The Imperial Colony of Pisidian Antioch (25 BC - AD 700)

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"The essays in this volume bring to bear the latest scholarly and technological trends in archaeological research to shed new light on the site of Pisidian Antioch in west-central Turkey. Drawing on 3-D virtual reality technology as well as archival material from a 1924 University of Michigan expedition to the site, the authors propose new reconstructions of the city's major excavated monuments. They also evaluate these monuments in relation to the social and political imperatives of Pisidian Antioch's hybrid culture--one that overlaid a Roman imperial colony on a Hellenistic Greek city in an Anatolian region long inhabited by Phrygians and Pisidians. The study of Pisidian Antioch is thus seen in the context of recent scholarship on Rome's colonial project in the eastern empire. An a [...]
BookDVD
2011
Clemons (Clemons contruction area)
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Fellini Satyricon

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Fellini recreates the bawdy and lecherous days of Nero's reign in ancient Rome and its lack of concern with human dignity and obsession with perverse sex. The film is also an allegorical satire of the self-indulgence of modern society.
DVD
2001; 1968
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I, Claudius: The Complete Series

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An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features.
DVD
2012; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

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An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Coriolanus

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Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rome: The Complete Second Season

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In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy.
DVD
2007
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door.
DVD
2000; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
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Agora

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A young slave in ancient Egypt must choose between joining the Christianity movement, which will give him freedom, and the woman he loves, who is his master and an atheist.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Spartacus The Complete First Season: Blood and Sand

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Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena, where blood and death are primetime entertainment. But not all battles are fought upon the sands. Treachery, corruption, and the allure of sensual pleasure will constantly test Spartacus. To survive, he must become more than a man and gladiator. He must become a legend.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

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"This course will explore the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific, technological, and economic history during the tumultuous period between the 16th and 20th centuries" --p. 1 (guidebook).
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Masada

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In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people.
DVD
2007; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Caligula

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From the moment he ascends to the throne as Emperor, Caligula forces a reign like no other as power and corruption transform him into a deranged beast.
BookDVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Terry Jones' Barbarians

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Terry Jones invites you on an entertaining expedition through Roman history from the perspective of the Barbarians. A rare blend of scholarly research combined with Jones' familiar iconoclastic brand of humor makes this a must for history enthusiasts.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Spartacus

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Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
DVD
2001; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)