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Ancient History

Rome Reexamined: The Rise of the Roman Republic (#105)

Learn how from the humblest beginnings, Rome rose up to become the first self-governing republic. By including the vanquished and allowing anyone to move up through the ranks of its unique society, Rome came to control much of the Mediterranean world. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This sweeping series provides a new perspective to the growth and development of several significant ancient cultures. Unique accomplishments, innovative governance and incredible developments in architecture, empire building and culture are highlighted.

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