The Architecture of Power - Great Palaces of the Ancient World

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The Architecture of Power
Great Palaces of the Ancient World

2018

Get an insider's look at some of history's most awe-inspiring structures in these 24 lectures presented by Professor of Classics Steven L. Tuck. As you make your way through storied sights like Persepolis, Hadrian's Villa,...

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Steven L. Tuck

In This Series

Palaces Past and Present
Episode 1
Palaces Past and Present
Malkata Palace: Pharaoh, Foreigners, and Gods
Episode 2
Malkata Palace: Pharaoh, Foreigners, and Gods
Amarna: Palace of the First Sun King
Episode 3
Amarna: Palace of the First Sun King
Phaistos: Palaces between Asia and Europe
Episode 4
Phaistos: Palaces between Asia and Europe
Palace of Nestor at Pylos and Bronze Age Greece
Episode 5
Palace of Nestor at Pylos and Bronze Age Greece
The Assyrian Palace at Nimrud: Empire in Stone
Episode 6
The Assyrian Palace at Nimrud: Empire in Stone
Nineveh: The Architecture of Assyrian Power
Episode 7
Nineveh: The Architecture of Assyrian Power
Persepolis: Palace of the Persians
Episode 8
Persepolis: Palace of the Persians
Greek Palaces in Conquered Lands I
Episode 9
Greek Palaces in Conquered Lands I
Greek Palaces in Conquered Lands II
Episode 10
Greek Palaces in Conquered Lands II
Greek Palaces Come to Roman Italy
Episode 11
Greek Palaces Come to Roman Italy
Masada: Herod the Great between East and West
Episode 12
Masada: Herod the Great between East and West
Herod the Great's Summer and Winter Palaces
Episode 13
Herod the Great's Summer and Winter Palaces
Caligula's Floating Palaces
Episode 14
Caligula's Floating Palaces
Nero's Domus Transitoria at Rome
Episode 15
Nero's Domus Transitoria at Rome
Nero's Golden House: A Roman Palace Theater
Episode 16
Nero's Golden House: A Roman Palace Theater
Rome's Great Imperial Palace of Domitian
Episode 17
Rome's Great Imperial Palace of Domitian
Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli
Episode 18
Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli
Diocletian's Retirement Palace, Split
Episode 19
Diocletian's Retirement Palace, Split
Constantine's Palace, Constantinople
Episode 20
Constantine's Palace, Constantinople
China's Endless Palace: Weiyang Palace
Episode 21
China's Endless Palace: Weiyang Palace
The Palace of Montezuma II at Tenochtitlán
Episode 22
The Palace of Montezuma II at Tenochtitlán
Renaissance Palaces and the Classical Revival
Episode 23
Renaissance Palaces and the Classical Revival
Palaces in a World of Democracies
Episode 24
Palaces in a World of Democracies