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Ancient Rome Teaching Resource Bundle
Teaching Bundle by Marion Wadowski

Ancient Rome Teaching Resource Bundle

This Ancient Rome Teaching Resource Bundle is a collection of teaching resources that can be downloaded for free – no registration required. Our teaching resources and lesson plans are adapted to students' different...
Trade in Ancient Greece
Article by Mark Cartwright

Trade in Ancient Greece

Trade was a fundamental aspect of the ancient Greek world and following territorial expansion, an increase in population movements, and innovations in transport, goods could be bought, sold, and exchanged in one part of the Mediterranean...
Food & Agriculture in Ancient Greece
Article by Mark Cartwright

Food & Agriculture in Ancient Greece

The prosperity of the majority of Greek city-states was based on agriculture and the ability to produce the necessary surplus which allowed some citizens to pursue other trades and pastimes and to create a quantity of exported goods so that...
Financial Intermediation in the Early Roman Empire
Article by Peter Temin

Financial Intermediation in the Early Roman Empire

In this paper I use a theoretical hierarchy of financial sources to evaluate the effectiveness of financial markets in the early Roman Empire. I first review the theory of financial intermediation to describe the hierarchy of financial...
The Column of Marcus Aurelius
Article by Mark Cartwright

The Column of Marcus Aurelius

The Column of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina which stands in Piazza Colonna in Rome is thought to have been erected by Commodus in memory of his father and mother sometime around 180 CE. The column was inspired by its more famous predecessor...
Ancient Egypt: Economy
Video by Dena Hause

Ancient Egypt: Economy

This video is an explanation of ancient Egyptian economy. Source: Burstein, M. Stanley, "World History: Ancient Civilizations". Social Studies. Holt, California. 2006.
Roman Trade & Economy
Quiz by Marion Wadowski

Roman Trade & Economy

Roman economy trade Amphora, Amphorae Argentarii Commerce Free Market Economy Garum Mensarii Mint Nummularii Pax Romana Princeps State-Controlled Economy Veto
A History of Gezer
Video by Canaanite History

A History of Gezer

Gezer was an ancient Canaanite city in modern-day Southern Israel.
Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity
Video by The Oriental Institute

Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity

Money Matters: The Development of Money through the Ancient World. A four-part series that traces the development of economic systems in the ancient world and explore how money as a financial instrument has evolved over the millennia...
Fresco of Panis Quadratus, or Panis Siligineus
Image by Farrell Monaco

Fresco of Panis Quadratus, or Panis Siligineus

A fresco from the House of Julia Felix in Pompeii, Italy. The fresco depicts different kinds of Roman breads, and is on display in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples.