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Culture, identity and power in the Roman empire: Track 1

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This series of tracks concentrates on an ancient city, Thugga, and looks at the influence of the Roman Empire on the city and the existing culture. Material is taken from The Open University Course AA309 Culture, identity and power in the Roman empire.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 40 mins
  • Updated Thursday 4th September 2008
  • Posted under History
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Track 1: Mosaic from Acholla

A look at a mosaic found in Acholla, Tunisia, and how it reflects the popular trends of the time


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Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Mosaic from Acholla    A look at a mosaic found in Acholla, Tunisia, and how it reflects the popular trends of the time Play now Mosaic from Acholla
2 Roman Emperor and Empire 1    How materials and skills from across the Empire was used to re-inforce an empirical identity Play now Roman Emperor and Empire 1
3 Roman Emperor and Empire 2    The importance of monuments and effigies in the Roman Empire in re-enforcing its ideals Play now Roman Emperor and Empire 2
4 Roman Emperor and Empire 3    The image of the Emperor was carefully regulated to remind the provinces of his power Play now Roman Emperor and Empire 3
5 Introducing the Roman World    An overview of the origins and influence of the Roman Empire and the people who lived in its influence and under its power Play now Introducing the Roman World
6 Mosaic from La Chebba    Another mosaic from Tunisia which shows the integration of local cultural references into the pattern Play now Mosaic from La Chebba

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