In this topic, you'll trace the brilliant history of the Roman Empire and see how it was enriched by the diverse cultures of its conquered lands. Use our 3 online educational video titles to trace the brilliant history of the Roman Empire (509 B.C.-A.D. 476) through its great works of art--including portrait sculpture, narrative relief's, wall paintings, commemorative arches, and architecture. Examine engineering projects such as roads, bridges, and aqueducts. Marvel at the Roman Empire's territorial expansions, and see how Ancient Rome was enriched artistically by the diverse cultures of its conquered lands. Discover the accomplishments of Augustus, Hadrian, Trojan and other rulers. Witness the decline of Rome during the Third Century A.D., and learn about Constantine's subsequent attempt to recapture its lost grandeur.