Develop a passion for Roman history

From ancient Rome to the rise of the Roman empire, Roman history is steeped in myths, legends and acts of power. It’s well known for its military expansion, tyrannical emperors and architectural style that can still be admired today.

Learn about Romans and the key events that shaped their lives with FutureLearn’s online Roman history courses. Through primary sources and historical accounts, you’ll discover what Roman society, religion and politics were like thousands of years ago.

Understand how Roman infrastructure was used by the public, including the Colosseum and Roman Baths. Discover the lives of notable figures such as Nero and Julius Caesar as well as the ordinary Romans that lived under their rule. Roman history courses will inspire you to learn more about the city or even plan a trip to see the historic sites for yourself.

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