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Classical Studies

Resources for researching the literature, language, arts, culture, and history of ancient Greece and Rome

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Susan DiRenzo Ashby
Bierce Library 361A
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-1712


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Films on Demand is a streaming video database of thousands of educational films, film segments,  documentaries, and news programs. Films on Demand is available for on-campus and remote use by current UA students, faculty, staff and emeritus. If you're off-campus you'll be prompted to enter your UAnet ID and password for access.

Below are links to select videos related to Classical Studies available on Films on Demand. Hover your cursor over the titles below to see a brief description of the film.

Narrow your search by using using keywords (tags) to discover films more specific to your topic. Below are are some sample keywords to try.

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  • Ancient Greek philosophers
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Roman culture
  • Ancient Rome
  • Aristotle
  • Greek Mythology
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Plato
  • Punic Wars
  • Roman Empire
  • Roman Republic