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Year 7 Ancient Rome: Topic Resources

Roman Gladiators

The Infographics Show 2020. What was it actually like to watch Roman gladiators fight at the Coliseum?, online video, 3 March 2020. Duration: 11 mins. 

Radford, F 2018. From slave to rebel gladiator: the life of Spartacus, online video, 17 December 2018. Duration: 6 mins. 

See U in History 2019. Gladiators: The Arena Warriors, online video, 12 November 2019. Duration: 11 mins. 


Garland, R 2018. A day in the life of a Roman soldier, online video, 29 March 2018. Duration: 5 mins. 

Infographics Show 2019. Most hardcore soldier: Roman Legionnaire, online video, 21 December 2019. Duration: 12 mins. 

Historia Civilis 2016. The Roman Legion, online video, 4 June 2016. Duration: 10 mins. 

Historia Civilis 2015. Roman battle tactics, online video,9 July 2015. Duration: 12 mins. 

Daily Life

Roman times 2010. ClickView video. Duration: 24 mins.

What was it like to be a kid in Roman times? This video looks at housing, family life, names, entertainment, school, food, health and fashion.

Weird History 2019. What was it like to live in Ancient Rome during its Golden Age?, online video, 30 October 2019. Duration: 13 mins. 


Historyden 2017. Religion in Ancient Rome, online video, 21 July 2017. Duration: 21 min. 


Zero One 2013. A Day in Pompeii animation. Online video, 20 December 2013. Duration: 8 minutes. 

Roman Architecture

National Geographic 2007. Building Rome's Colosseum: Engineering the Impossible, online video, 15 June 2007 Duration: 4 mins.

Women in Ancient Rome

2021. Women of the Ancient World. Rome: Blood and thrones. ClickView. Duration: 8 mins. 

2013. Four sisters in Ancient Rome. ClickView. Duration: 9 min.

Roman Emperors

Tempest, K 2014. The great conspiracy against Julius Caesar, online video, 18 December 2014. Duration: 6 mins. 


The Inforgraphics Show 2019. The horrible life of an average Roman Empire slave, online video, 26 January 2019. Duration: 9 min.