Video lectures for online or hybrid versions of my courses, publicly available online via YouTube.

Studying History

History of Ancient Greece

Women in Antiquity

History of Ancient Rome

  Playlist–History of Ancient Rome
Week 1 - Introduction and Evidence
  Quick Welcome and Orientation Video   Stages of Roman History   Roman Names   Optional Bonus: Sample Inscription
Week 2 - Tribes and Kings
  Italy and its Peoples   The Roman Kings - Part 1   The Roman Kings - Part 2   The End of Monarchy
Week 3 - Patrician and Plebeian
  The Roman Republic   Consuls, Tribunes, and Dictators   Senate and People   The Conflict of the Orders
Week 4 - Conquering the West
  Veii and the Sack   Samnites and Pyrrhus   The First Punic War   The War with Hannibal
Week 5 - Acquisition of Empire
  Rome and the East   Acquisition of Empire
Week 6 - Optimates and Populares
  The Brothers Gracchus   Marius   Sulla
Week 7 - Crossing the Rubicon
  Pompey and Cicero   Caesar
Week 8 - End of the Republic
  Caesar's Assassination   Antony and Octavian
Week 9 - Augustus, Princeps, Imperator
  Octavian Becomes Augustus   The Reign of Augustus
Week 10 - Succession and Empire
   After Augustus (Part 1)   After Augustus (Part 2)   The Flavian Principate
Week 11 - The Roman Peace
  The World of the Principate   The Five Good Emperors
Week 12 - Third Century Crisis
  The Waning of Stability     The Third Century Crisis   Religion in the Roman Empire
Week 13 - The New Empire
  Diocletian and Constantine   Christianization
Week 14 - The End of Antiquity
  14 - The Fall of the West  

Civilizations of the Ancient World

  Playlist–Civilizations of the Ancient World
WEEK 1 - Introduction
  Quick Welcome and Orientation Video   Eras of History   Evidence
WEEK 2 - Origins of Civilization
  The Origins of Sumer   Writing   The Epic of Gilgamesh
WEEK 3 - Sumer
  The City-States of Sumer   Mesopotamia and Empire   Writing an Interpretive Essay (1)
Thesis and Structure
WEEK 4 - Egypt
  Unification of Egypt   Old Kingdom Egypt   New Kingdom Egypt   Writing an Interpretive Essay (2)
Sources and Citations
WEEK 5 - Bronze Age Aegean / Iron Age
  The Minoans   Mycenaeans   Philistines and Phoenicians   The Hebrews
WEEK 6 - Iron Age Mesopotamia / Eurasia
  The Neo-Assyrian Empire   The Persian Empire   Eurasian cultures
WEEK 7 - Dark Age Greece
  The Greek Dark Age (1)   The Greek Dark Age (2)
WEEK 8 - Iron Age Aegean
  Archaic Greece   Sparta   Early Athens   The Clouds
WEEK 9 - Fifth-Century Greece
  Persian Invasions   Fifth-Century Athens (1)   Fifth-Century Athens (2)   The Peloponnesian War
WEEK 10 - Fourth-Century Greece
  The Fourth-Century Crisis   Alexander   The Hellenistic East   Hellenistic culture
WEEK 11 - Early Rome
  Early Italy (Part 1)   Early Italy (Part 2)   Rome under the Kings   The Early Republic (Part 1)   The Early Republic (Part 2)
WEEK 12 - Acquisition of Empire
  Roman Expansionism   The Punic Wars   Roman Wars in the East   The Acquisition of Empire (Part 1)   The Acquisition of Empire (Part 2)
WEEK 13 - Breakdown of the Republic
  Sulla and Pompey (Part 1)   Sulla and Pompey (Part 2)   Julius Caesar   Augustus and the Principate
WEEK 14 - Roman Principate
  The Early Principate (Part 1)   The Early Principate (Part 2)   The Roman World   Christianity and the Romans