Before Spartacus: Second Servile War against the Roman Republic

Previously, we covered the First Servile war and the leaders Eunus and Cleon’s fight against their Roman masters. Although the revolt had little tangible effect on the Republic, they did become an inspiration for later slaves seeking to overthrow their masters. In 104BC, just thirty years after the First Servile War, Sicily would once again […]

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Battle of Allia and Sack of Rome – Rise of the Republic DOCUMENTARY

In our previous documentaries, we covered the wars between the Romans and the Germanic tribes, but centuries before the first contact between these two cultures happened, the Romans fought against the Gauls in many bloody conflicts. This is the story of the first sacking of Rome, of it, is the second foundation, of the king […]

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The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to learn about the Roman Empire, which of course began when two totally nonfictional twins, Romulus and Remus, who’d been raised by wolves, founded a city on seven hills. Mr Green, Mr Green, what… what does SPQR stand for? It means […]

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Battle of Actium (31 BC) – Final War of the Roman Republic DOCUMENTARY

[Music] the Roman Republic was crumbling slowly but surely for a century however it was a final conflict called the final war the Republic that eventually brought it to its knees this war would see the largest of the Roman armies engage in horrific bloodbath and contain one of the grandest and most crucial naval […]

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Why were the Iranian Empires so Successful?

المنطقة التي تشكل يوم إيران الحديثكان مركز الحضارة لآلاف من سنوات ، ولعبت دورا رئيسيا في التنميةالعالم الحديث. على الرغم من هذا ، مساهمتهم غير معروف نسبيا ، وكذلك الأقوياءوالإمبراطوريات المزدهرة التي نشأت مركزا في هذا المجال. من الإيلاميت الإيرانيالحضارة في الألفية الثالثة قبل الميلاد إلى السلالة الصفوية الشيعية من 4000 سنة في وقت لاحق […]

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The Roman Empire – Episode 3: Seduction of Power (History Documentary)

Rome seemed to own the world her Empire stretched from Scotland to the Sahara her army controlled three continents fifty million people lived under her laws Rome's Empire was the greatest political prize the world had ever seen this is the story of those who would do anything to win it it's a warm spring […]

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