Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

The locations

  1. episode 1
    • Colle Albano, Rome, Italy
    • Scipios Tomb, via Appia, Rome, Italy
    • Capitoline Museums (The Capitoline Wolf)
    • Basilica Emilia, Roman Forum, Rome, Italy (Rape of the Sabines)
    • Lacus Curtius, Roman Forum, Rome, Italy
    • Servian Wall, via Antonio Salandra, Rome, Italy
    • Alba Fucens, L’Aquila, Italy
    • British Museum (Oath Coin)
    • Mediterranean Sea off the Egadi Islands (site of the battle in 241 BCE)
    • Museo Dell’Arsenale, Palermo, Italy
    • Corinth, Greece
    • Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
    • Hierapolis Theatre, Turkey
    • Delos, Greece
    • Ponte Sisto, Rome, Italy
    • Pompey’s Theatre, via di Grotta Pinta, Rome, Italy
    • Alise-Sainte-Reine, France (the site of Caesar’s battle against Vercingetorix)
    • Alesia Museum, France
    • Largo Argentina, Rome, Italy (the site of Caesar’s murder)
    • Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy
    • Troy, Turkey
  2. episode 2
    • Checchino restaurant, Monte Testaccio, Rome, Italy
    • Utrecht University, Netherlands
    • Via Domitia, Ambrussum, France
    • Segovia, Spain
    • Ponte Sant’Angelo, Rome, Italy (Peutinger map)
    • Baena, Andalusia, Spain
    • Seville, Spain
    • Giralda Bell Tower, Seville, Spain
    • British Museum (amphorae)
    • Italica, Spain
    • MAN Museum, Madrid, Spain (Urso Tablets)
    • Mazzaron Mines, Spain
    • National Archaeological Museum (MAN), Madrid, Spain (Child tombstone)
    • British Museum, London (Roman coins)
    • Pantheon, Rome, Italy
    • British Museum (Roman pottery)
    • Hierapolis, Turkey (Zeuxis tombstone)
    • Ephesus, Turkey
    • Ephesus Museum, Turkey
    • Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, Italy
  3. episode 3
    • Yorkshire Museum (Ivory Bangle Lady)
    • Carteia, Spain
    • Constantine, Algeria
    • Timgad, Algeria
    • Tiddis, Algeria
    • Great North Museum, Newcastle (Urbicus’ inscription)
    • South Shields beach
    • British Museum (diplomata)
    • Arbeia, South Shields
    • Inscription of Claudius’ Speech, permanent home the Gallo-Roman Museum, Lyon, France
    • Roman Baths, Bath
    • London
    • Gallipoli, Turkey
    • Aphrodisias, Turkey
    • Lyon, France (Caracalla cutout)
  4. episode 4
    • Porta Nigra, Trier, Germany
    • Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland
    • Canova Tadolini Restaurant, Rome, Italy (Elagabulus)
    • Pizzeria That’s Amore, Lyon, France
    • Aula Palatina, Constantine’s Basilica, Trier, Germany
    • Foro Boarium, Rome, Italy
    • Collezione Evan Gorga, Palazzo Altemps, Rome, Italy
    • Mithraeum at Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy
    • Masada, Israel
    • Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Museo Nazionale alle Terme, Rome, Italy (Christian tombstone)
    • Roman Amphitheatre, Nimes, France
    • Manchester Museum (Decius Libelli)
    • Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy (Constantine’s statue)
    • Istanbul, Turkey
    • Paul Valery Museum, Sete, France
    • Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Ultimate Rome: The town that captured Mary Beard’s heart
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The cult of Mary Beard

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