Imperial Image
The playlist brings together three courses on the public image of Augustus, including his political career, his building works in the city of Rome, and his self-presentation on his coinage, perfect for those studying the 'Imperial Image' option for OCR A Level Classical Civilization.
 
What this playlist includes:
25 lectures across 3 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Imperial Image
Dr Hannah Cornwell
Birmingham University
1.1. What's in a Name? – 09:36
1.2. Imperator Caesar – 11:09
1.3. Religion – 09:18
1.4. The New Age of Augustus – 07:08
1.5. Morality and Models – 07:11
2. Imperial Image: The City of Rome
Prof. Matthew Nicholls
Oxford University
2.1. Introduction – 06:15
2.2. The Ara Pacis – 14:08
2.3. The Forum Romanum – 16:04
2.4. The Forum Augustum – 12:04
2.5. The Mausoleum of Augustus – 10:41
2.7. Conclusion – 01:31
3. Imperial Image: Coinage
Prof. Kevin Butcher
Warwick University
3.1. Coins as History – 12:52
3.2. How Coins Were Made – 10:27
3.3. The Roman Monetary System – 07:36
3.4. Who Made the Decisions? – 06:56
3.5. The Rise of Octavian – 06:13
3.6. Before and After Actium – 05:17
3.7. Augustus and the Republic – 05:57
3.8. Augustus' Honours – 05:10
3.9. The Imperial Cult – 01:48
3.10. Augustus and Religion – 02:21
3.11. The Ludi Saeculares – 02:07
3.12. Foreign Conquests – 04:38
3.13. The Succession – 03:38
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