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Stand and deliver: public speaking and democracy

Have you ever heard the words 'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears'? They come from the great orator Mark Antony talking about the death of Caesar in Shakespeare's play 'Julius Caesar'. Listen to this audio interview with classics scholar Dr Kathryn Welch to find out what we can learn from the first public speakers, ...

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Baths of Caracalla, c235 CE

This is a fly-through animation of the Baths of Caracalla in ancient Rome as they would have appeared when finally completed in about 235 CE. The animation is interspersed with images of the ruins of the baths today, cut-away models of the bathing areas and architectural drawings of the complex. The animation shows the ...

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Tombs of the nobles at Aswan (Swenet)

This is a colour clip showing the city of Aswan on the eastern bank of the Nile in Upper Egypt. Accompanied by an expert commentary, the clip shows Aswan today and traffic on the Nile before shifting scene to the western bank. Here in the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa, the rock-cut tombs of local governors are featured, ...

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Naachtun: lost city of the Maya

This resource is about the Mayan city of Naachtun rediscovered by archaeologists in 1922. It provides background material on the archaeological visits to the Mayan site from 1922 through to 2002, and describes the remnants of the structures and artefacts of the city, including stone monuments carved with hieroglyphic inscriptions ...

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QED: Cosmo's Casebook

QED:Cosmo's Casebook is a mystery-adventure game set in Ancient Rome, during the final decades of the Roman Republic. You play as Cosmo Veritas, a hot-shot lawyer with a heart of gold, seeking fame and fortune in the Roman law courts. Cosmo, and his feathered sidekick Aquila, champion the rights of the downtrodden, taking ...

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QED - app for iPad

Have you got what it takes to lay down the Lore? QED: Cosmo's Casebook is a mystery-adventure game set in Ancient Rome in the final decades of the Roman Republic. You are Cosmo Veritas, a hot-shot lawyer with a heart of gold seeking fame and fortune in the Roman law courts. You have three exciting cases to solve - which ...

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QED - app for Android

Have you got what it takes to lay down the Lore? QED: Cosmo's Casebook is a mystery-adventure game set in Ancient Rome in the final decades of the Roman Republic. You are Cosmo Veritas, a hot-shot lawyer with a heart of gold seeking fame and fortune in the Roman law courts. You have three exciting cases to solve - which ...

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Streetmuseum: Londinium - iTunes app

View locations from Roman London where you can ‘excavate’ finds, using your fingers to dig and gradually reveal ancient artifacts where they were originally found. Key Roman London sites, such as the amphitheater and Temple of Mithras, have been brought to life through soundscapes and augmented reality video, showing scenes ...