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Culture Beliefs and Life in Ancient Rome

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In the online course “Culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome ” you will learn  how the romans actually lived.

Discover how the Romans lived!

What did they believe?

What did they eat?

How did they have fun?

How was life in Ancient Rome ?

How did they dress and comb their hair?

How did Roman society work?

What great personalities marked Ancient Rome?

How was life in Ancient Rome from birth to adult age?

Culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome

The Roman people have always fascinated us with the way they expanded, the gift for engineering, the polytheistic beliefs, the fun and the shows with death and the excesses at banquets.

This course intends to focus the study on this society of Classical Antiquity, approaching the culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome .


Language – English

Also available in – Português | Español

Includes 24-hour lifetime access for an unlimited time to:

  • Lessons for each theme of the program
  • Evaluation (1 final questionnaire)
  • Certificate.

Who should take this online course ?

  • Students and teachers of history and art history.
  • Artists, historians, art historians, museologists, art curators.
  • professionals in cultural communication and cultural tourism.
  • All those who want to know and understand the culture and life in Ancient Rome .

No access requirements.


Certificado de Formação. Entidade CertificadaAt the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued . Know more.

We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.




The course price (a single payment) includes all content, assessment and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.


The course is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence.

However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.

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How it works


Access 24 / 24 hours

Immediate start. Access every day, 24 hours a day to all content.

Learn whenever you want!


From any device

Optimized for mobile devices. You just need an internet connection.

Learn anyplace you want!


For unlimited time

There is no time limit to complete your course. And you can access it whenever you want and as many times as you want.

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The course price includes the evaluation and Certificate.

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Course structure

 1 – Culture, Leisure and Excesses

The Circus and the horse chariots races.o atleta mais rico do mundo

The Amphitheater and the combats.

The Baths.

The Banquets.

2 – Beliefs, Gods and Sacrifices

Graeco-Roman paganism.gods in Ancient Rome

The sacrifices.

The temples.

The gods (Jupiter, Juno, Neptune, Pluto, Minerva, Mars, Venus, Vulcan, Apollo, Diana, Mercury, Ceres, Bacchus…).

3 – Food and Fashion in Ancient Rome

The Clothing.

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The Hairstyle.

The Food and the Wine.

4 – Personalities who marked life in Ancient Rome

Caesar Augustus.



5 – Important Events in Archaeology

The discovery of the buried cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

6 – Roman homes

The Insullae.architecture in Ancient Rome

The Villae.

7 – Roman Life

  • The birth
  • The adoption
  • Adult age
  • Sexuality
  • The slaves
  • The streets of Ancient Rome
  • Homosexuality
  • Health and magic
  • The roman calendar.



Diana Ferreira autora cursos online

Diana Ferreira

Graduate in Art History from the Faculdade de Letras of the University of Porto and Master in Museology (Spain: Valladolid).

Worked in the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna di Roma and was part of the managing staff of the Uffizi Gallery, in Florence.

Studied and worked in Italy and Spain several times on scholarships. Trainer and head teacher for the subject on Art History in Porto, and Introduction to History of Art, Iconography and History of Architecture at the Academy of Art in Florence.

The book Guia dos Tesouros Arquitectónicos (Lisbon: Chiado Editores, 2014) was published in 2014, product of an in-depth investigation on the addressed topics.

How do the online courses work?

Access 24 hours a day for unlimited time

It means that, as soon as you receive your confirmation code, you can enter all the course content at any time you want, for as long as you want and without a deadline.

Even after taking the assessment and receiving the certificate, you can continue to consult as many times as you need.

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With direct access to all your courses, certificates or e-books.Estimated duration

It means the number of hours that we estimate to be necessary to understand the contents and successfully carry out the knowledge assessment.

These are the hours that will appear on the training certificate.

But it is not a limit or an imposition. You can enter your course as many times as you want and for as long as you want.

Access from any device

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Whatever the device or operating system used, navigation and content, whether text, images, videos or others, are adapted to make your experience pleasant and functional.

Includes assessment and certificate

It means that they are already included in the course price.

You will never be asked for other payments or subscriptions to receive your certificate.


It takes place on the platform itself and has no date or time. You can do it only when you feel your learning is complete.

Certified training institute

It means that we are a training entity certified by DGERT (Ministry of Labor, Solidarity and Social Security of Portugal) – Training entity certificate nº 1800/2015.

What means:
  • that training certificates are valid for all legal and skills qualification purposes
  • that certificates are valid internationally as they respect the European Union certification rules
  • that strict rules and principles are respected in pedagogical and organizational terms
  • that all legal, fiscal and payment regulations are respected

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