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Literature of Ancient Rome Video

Study Literature of Ancient Rome using Online Video. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills .... simultaneously!

Use our 5 History through Literature of Ancient Rome video titles to explore and identify the Literature and literary works of the Ancient Romans.

Study the military, literature and literary figures such as Plautus, Julius Caesar, Octavian, Virgil, and Horace illustrate and characterize the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.

Learning Objectives:

  • List some important events that happened in world history during the time of the ancient Romans, between 300 B.C. and A.D. 476.
  • Study some literary works and authors from the time of the Roman Empire.
  • Define empire and identify the empires that ruled Eurasia at the time of the Romans-the Greek empires of the Middle East, the Mauryan dynasty of India, and the Han dynasty of China.
  • Learn about Julius Caesar, the strong military leader whose career helped turn the republic into an empire.
  • Identify major literary forms used in Roman times, including epics, lyric poems, satires, comedies, letters, and historical, scientific, and political essays.
  • Discover the origins of Christianity and identify some of the writers whose literature and literary work makes up the New Testament.
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