Rome: A Virtual Tour of the Ancient City

Matthew Nicholls, University of Reading

Explore ancient Rome through a unique, historically accurate 3D model.

Take a guided tour around ancient Rome with expert Professor Matthew Nicholls, using his detailed and award-winning 3D digital model of the city. Explore Rome’s architecture and how it was used - how did Romans worship their gods and meet their political masters? How was drinking water supplied to the city’s million inhabitants? Moving seamlessly between footage of contemporary Rome and the digital model (including interactive elements), you’ll explore these questions and much more.

Use this insight to inform your own encounters with the eternal city and the study of ancient history more generally.

This course is open to anyone with an interest in discovering more about ancient Rome. You might be: planning a visit to the Italian capital; an avid watcher of documentaries on Roman history; or considering studying archaeology, classics or history at university.

Dates:
  • 12 October 2020
  • 22 June 2020
  • 24 February 2020
  • 4 November 2019
  • 24 June 2019
  • 18 March 2019
  • 8 October 2018
  • 4 June 2018
  • 9 October 2017
  • 13 March 2017
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  • Language: English Gb

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