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Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome, Circa 320 C.E.

Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome, Circa 320 C.E.
A few years ago, we featured Rome Reborn, which is essentially "a 3D digital model of the Eternal City at a time when Ancient Rome’s population had reached its peak (about one million) and the first Christian churches were being built." Rome Reborn offers, declared Matthias Rascher, "a truly stunning bird’s-eye view of ancient Rome that makes you feel as if you were actually there." You may also remember our posts on video analyses of great works of art by Khan Academy's Smarthistory. Today, the two come together in the video above, "A Tour Through Ancient Rome in 320 C.E." In it, we not only see and move through ancient Rome reconstructed, we have our extended tour guided by renowned "virtual archaeologist" and overseer of the Rome Reborn project Dr. Bernard Frischer, professor emeritus at the University of Virginia. We hear Frischer in dialogue with Dr. Related Content: Free Courses in Ancient History, Literature & Philosophy Rome Reborn – An Amazing Digital Model of Ancient Rome

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