Volume 3: Roman Emperors: Trajan and Hadrian with Dr. Dimo Kosmopoulos

Volume 3: Roman Emperors: Trajan and Hadrian with Dr. Dimo Kosmopoulos


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This mini webinar series is dedicated to the emperors of Rome, tracing their history over hundreds of years. From Augustus to the Flavian Dynasty to the Hispanic Dynasty, this is volume three. Please note, you do not have to have attended previous volumes to join this conversation.
In the year 98 AD a general of Hispanic (modern Spain) origin rose to power. His name was Marcus Ulpius Traianus, the Optimus Princeps ("best ruler") and he started a thriving period of Roman History.
Trajan, one of the five good emperors, led the Empire towards the maximum expansion that was ever reached. He was not only a soldier but a man with a great architectural vision. This impact can still today be seen in Rome: markets, baths, monumental squares, built to enrich a city that was reaching 1 million inhabitants.
His successor Publius Aelius Hadrianus continued on the same path. Hadrian was the graeculus, "little Greek", who brought the Roman Empire to its peak. Under his rule, one of the biggest temples ever built was erected next to the Colosseum and Hadrian was heavily involved in the rebuilding project of the Pantheon, a unique masterpiece of architecture, which still stands today as one of the most visited Roman sites.
Together, we will learn about the history and investigate the politics of these Emperors through history, archaeology, and ancient architecture, exploring one of the most fascinating moments in Roman imperial history. Led by Dr. Dimosthenis Kosmopoulos, a classical archaeologist, this interactive seminar will focus on what was arguably the peak of the Roman Empire under Trajan and Hadrian. Designed to inform curiosity as well as future travels, participants will come away with increased knowledge of the Hispanic dynasty that left permanent traces in the city.
This conversation is the third in a five-part series. Each seminar can be joined independently and in any order. 

This conversation is suitable for all ages.

90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.

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C.F. (Santa Monica, US)
Absolutely wonderful!!

This third installment of the series was as wonderful as the first two. Dr. Kosmopoulos shares not only the history and the architecture, but also his passion for both. While I have been to Rome many, many times, I always learn new things from Dr. Kosmopoulos.

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J.M. (Oakland, US)
The Continuation of a Great Course

In Volume 3, Dr. Kosmopoulos continued his outstanding presentation on the Roman Emperors. Don't miss an opportunity to take this course!

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M.S. (Edison, US)
Making history real

Dr. Kosmopoulos always brings alive historical features and this session wasn't an exception. Loved the parts about the architecture that these two emperors made happen, especially the Pantheon. Great course.

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J.E. (Frankfurt am Main, DE)
Interesting

Interesting presentation that provided a lot of informaiton about these 2 emperors.

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John (Washington, US)

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Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
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C.F. (Santa Monica, US)
Absolutely wonderful!!

This third installment of the series was as wonderful as the first two. Dr. Kosmopoulos shares not only the history and the architecture, but also his passion for both. While I have been to Rome many, many times, I always learn new things from Dr. Kosmopoulos.

J
J.M. (Oakland, US)
The Continuation of a Great Course

In Volume 3, Dr. Kosmopoulos continued his outstanding presentation on the Roman Emperors. Don't miss an opportunity to take this course!

M
M.S. (Edison, US)
Making history real

Dr. Kosmopoulos always brings alive historical features and this session wasn't an exception. Loved the parts about the architecture that these two emperors made happen, especially the Pantheon. Great course.

J
J.E. (Frankfurt am Main, DE)
Interesting

Interesting presentation that provided a lot of informaiton about these 2 emperors.

J
John (Washington, US)

Guest did not leave comment