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114 resources with the concept the roman empire

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Horatius at the Bridge

For Students 5th Standards
Read about a heroic moment in Roman history with a passage about Horatius and his defense of Rome against the Etruscans. Fifth graders answer questions about unfamiliar vocabulary, make inferences about story details, and predict what...
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Cold Case Rome

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils are transformed into detectives in the case to solve the motive behind the assassination of Julius Caesar. This resource includes eight engaging "exhibits" of unique primary and secondary sources for students to analyze during...
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The Punic Wars

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Warships, the expansion of Rome, and one of the greatest military commanders in history. Through a 17-slide PowerPoint presentation, young historians review a thrilling piece of history that includes the construction of the Roman navy,...
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Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How did feudalism help to establish order in Europe during the Middle Ages after the fall of the Roman Empire? Here you'll find a collection of videos and a student packet of worksheets to supplement your unit on the subject.
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Byzantine Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Squinches and pendentives? Minarets? Apse, narthex, and exedrae? The iconoclasm controversy? Roman and Byzantine art and architecture from 350 CE to 1560 CE is the focus of a PowerPoint designed to prepare AP art history and humanities...
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Ancient Warriors - The Legions of Rome 1/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Who were the ancient Roman warriors? Learn about Tiberius Claudius Vitalis, one of the most feared and respected warriors from the Roman Empire. Nicknamed "the mule" for his ability to carry heavy loads during battle times. In part one...
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Ancient Warriors - The Legions of Rome 2/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Only citizens of Rome could serve in the elite Roman Legion. Tiberius Claudius Vitalis was part of this well-oiled machine. He and his comrades became one of the fiercest groups to uphold the Roman Legion. This video details some of...
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Ancient Warriors - The Legions of Rome 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
One year from being eligible for retirement from the Roman army, Tiberius Claudius Vitalis died. How he died, however, is unknown. Was it an accident? Did he die of illness? Part three of three.
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An Age of Empires Rome and Han China: 753B.C.E.- 600C.E.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You could use this resource in so many ways. There are 55 text and image-rich slides, each providing clear and easy-to-follow information on both the Han and Roman Empires. Life, urbanization, military, women's roles, society, politics...
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Why Did Christianity Spread through the Roman Empire?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Why did Christianity spread  through the Roman Empire? Kids answer questions, read text, and analyze images depicting the teaching of Christ in relation to the spread of Christianity. A good, solid resource for covering this topic.
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Chapter 6: Christianity and the Transformation of the Roman World

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
The history of the Christian faith makes up a fascinating element of western civilization, as demonstrated in this comprehensive online resource. A chapter quiz features short-answer questions based on the ministry of Jesus, the spread...
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The Fall of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The Roman Empire rose and fell. Outline the failures in agriculture, economics, military, and government that weakened Rome, setting the stage for complete devastation as Germanic Tribes invaded.
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Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your class can follow along with this PowerPoint to learn about all the triumphs and defeats that led to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Each slide contains key information related to Roman rule, law, religion, philosophy,...
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The Rise of Christianity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine one of the 7 major world religions, how it began and spread throughout the globe. Upper graders can view this presentation to better understand the social and political impacts that Christianity had on Rome and western civilization.
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The Roman Empire Ch 6

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The Roman empire didn't sprout up over night. It grew from a collapsing republic and economic turmoil. Time line the events leading up to the rise of the Roman empire with this 10 slide presentation. Topics covered are military upheaval,...
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Roman Republic

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Experience the birth and rise of the Roman Empire with these slides, which include explanatory maps and pictures. Details of the Roman government draw an easy parallel to the American government, which could start an engaging discussion.
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Final Regents Review: Rome

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a trip to ancient Rome in this presentation, which includes details about Roman life, society, politics, and religion. Viewers will be enthralled with the vivid maps and pictures in these slides, which could lead to a discussion on...
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Roman Republican Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What were the rights of citizens in ancient Rome, and who could actually call themselves citizens? From the wealthy patricians to the working plebeians, offer your learners a broad overview of the structure and constitutents of the Roman...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 4/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A Jewish ally and two years of war against the rebellion continues. Part four focuses on Jewish leaders wishing to negotiate while multiple Roman Generals attempt to become Emperor. Vespasian becomes Emperor but will the Rebellion end...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 6/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This series concludes with the taking of Jerusalem the burning of the temple and the rise of General Vespasian and his son Titus as emperor.
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Ancient Rome: Nero - Part 1/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The second section on Ancient Rome begins with a six-part series on another shift in Roman politics, Emperor Nero. Each of the subsequent videos focuses on Nero's insanity, philandering, and misuse of power. This is a highly dramatic...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 2/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part two begins with Titus and his father plotting to engage in war and rise in the ranks. General Vespasian moves into Israel and Egypt to round up Jewish slaves and slow the rebellion.
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The Dark Ages - Part 5 - The Plague

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Byzantines are fighting their way into the west as Justinian attempts to regain the Roman Empire. Part five of this nine-part series on the Dark Ages highlights the battles, religion, and disease that marked Medieval Europe. This...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 5/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five begins with the siege of Jerusalem in order to end the rebellion once and for all. Learners will witness the battle, military engineering, and tactics used to starve out the Jewish stronghold. This could be an interesting...