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Our world-class, free-to-access online learning platform


Weekly interactive digital sessions hosted by Darius Arya


Details of our real-world and virtual learning opportunities, led by experts

Ancient Rome Live

Ancient Rome Live is an unparalleled resource for learning about the history and legacy of Ancient Rome. It is a world-class, free to access, multidisciplinary learning platform offering live, often on-site lectures, articles, and courses.

It was created for students, teachers, travelers, and history lovers, and covers more than 3,000 years of Rome’s history, from its origins to its present-day legacy. 

Topics include Hadrian’s Mausoleum, Myths of Ancient Rome, The Lives of Augustus, and many more.  

Live Online Lectures

We are proud to offer free, live lectures on the history of the Ancient Roman Empire.

AIRC Director and archeologist, Dr. Darius Arya hosts the lectures, providing unique insights and information on a range of subjects. Past lectures include Lost Triumphal Arches of Rome, The Effect of Climate Change on Roman Ruins, and Rome’s Talking Statues, and many more.

Programs & Courses

We facilitate both real-world programs and online courses.

These courses are led by experts in their respective fields, providing students and participants with unrivaled learning opportunities.

Please get in touch if you’d like to know more about our programs, or to discuss the facilitation of remote learning opportunities:

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