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A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

The glory of ancient Rome meets the grandeur of modern Hollywood in these 12 lectures that examine the historical accuracy of Ben-Hur, Gladiator, and other classic sword-and-sandal epics.

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m********m
January 26, 2020
Amusing, but seriously, do you want to get your history (or even current events) from Hollywood. And mind you, Professor Aldrete seems to have two Hollywood standards: criticizing the traditionalist Hollywood of MGM era and sympathizing with modern the modern woke Hollywood that Ricki Gervais so effectively lampooned.

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t********m
January 21, 2020

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h********m
January 15, 2020

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