David Macaulay: Roman City: The Grandeur of Rome
00:33:20 - 00:35:10
  • History → Ancient Rome → City of Rome
A provincial roman citizen visits Rome for the first time and is impressed with its grandeur.

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  1. How are the experiences of the hippodrome and arena like modern spectator sports? How are they different?
  2. How does Rome impress its visitors?

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