The World: A Television History. Ep. 05. Greece and Rome

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode number 5 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
Greece and Rome (1,200 BC - AD 200). Civilisation came late to Europe but the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome established traditions that we still follow today. Greece brought us democracy, government by the people for the people, as well as the first great philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians. Rome, slower to develop than Greece, inherited Greece’s Hellenistic ideals. It had a great military power, and with Julius Caesar as its Emperor, controlled vast areas of Europe and Asia. Rome gave us the Latin language, and developed a legal system which provided the basis of Western law. Based on The Times atlas of world history.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Taylor Downing

producer

Nicholas Barton

production company

Bricomin Films

Channel Four

Goldcrest TV

Network Television

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Appears in

The World: A Television History

Group of items

The World: A Television History

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302188

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81120--the-world-a-television-history-ep-05-greece-and-rome/ |title=The World: A Television History. Ep. 05. Greece and Rome |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=16 June 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}